The Pill Turns 50!
On Oct. 15, while most of America was whipping itself into an
anthrax-induced frenzy, the Pill quietly turned 50 years old.
Despite changes in science and sexual politics, the Pill has
remained a symbol of sexual freedom to women worldwide. 'The Sex
War is still being fought these days, and the birth of the Pill in
1951 certainly has a hand in spurring it on,' says Ruminator
Americans haven't stopped thinking about what goes
on under the sheets, the Web site notes, and in recognition of oral
contraceptives' half-century, the siter offers a list of books
about the Pill and its relationship between science and sex.--Kate GarsombkeGo there>>