In this episode, I speak with Holly Grigg-Spall, the author of Sweetening the Pill or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control. In the book, she looks at women’s experiences with the birth control pill, asking why, while millions

of women take it every day, few really know how this drug works or the potential side effects.

Has the feminist movement been insufficiently critical of hormonal birth control? Listen below.