I meant to write about this earlier today (Friday) but my one hour flight turned into a twelve hour ordeal (thanks Delta!) so I just walked in the door and I’m a few hours late for the ‘happy birthday birth control’ post.
On May 9th, 1960 the FDA officially approved “the pill” for use as a contraceptive.
It’s something we kind of take for granted now but at the time it was a HUGE deal. The pill offered women greater reproductive freedom while providing social conservatives something else to fear and vilify.
It’s crazy to think that, initially, […]Full Story... →