An experiment in male birth control.

60 days ago I began a daily diet of a slice of papaya with seeds, aiming in 60 days to reduce my sperm count to zero.

Why do this?

Quite simply, I want to know if papaya (also known as pawpaw) could be useful as a form of birth control for men. I also want to challenge the status quo in contraception — Why do men not participate in contraception (beyond condoms)?

I feel like we have failed women by not developing a range of suitable male contraceptive options. …


Gone Workabout

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