21 Women Get Real About How Birth Control Changed Their Lives For The Better

"The sexiest way to save taxpayers billions."

The advent of birth control has immensely altered women's lives. Although initially created to prevent pregnancy, birth control has plenty of benefits, too. And as science advances further, the effectiveness of different methods of birth control, as well as the decrease in detrimental side effects, are helping even more women claim sexual agency, among other things.

In a rare movement of unity, women from various political ideologies took to social media to tweet about their experiences with birth control under the hashtag #ThxBirthControl. From regulating their period flow to saving taxpayers' money to preventing abortions, these women made a powerful argument highlighting the importance of access to birth control.

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