The Birth Control Pill has Made Women More Masculine and Changed Politics

The Birth Control Pill has Made Women More Masculine and Changed Politics, by Zaria Gorvett.

In recent years, scientists have started to realise that the brains of women on the pill look fundamentally different. Compared to women who aren’t taking hormones, some regions of their brains seem to be more typically ‘male’.

There are behavioural changes, too. Women on certain types of pill aren’t as good at coming up with words – something our gender are usually highly skilled at. On the other hand, they’re better at mentally rotating objects, as is often the case in men. Finally, women on a different type of pill are better at recognising faces – something women are usually good at. …

The pill contains synthetic versions [of the hormones oestrogen and progesterone] … But though the [synthetic] hormones are effective at preventing pregnancy, they aren’t perfect matches for our natural hormones. The end result is that these synthetic versions also have effects that you would never get from raw progesterone.

The internet is awash with anecdotal reports of acne, sweating and unwanted hair growth after going on the pill. One women described sprouting hairs all over her cheeks, while another came down with “pizza face” after starting a new brand. These ‘masculine’ effects have been well-studied by scientists, and they are real: certain kinds of pill really do make them worse, especially in susceptible women. …

In men, the androgens released at puberty are known to remodel the brain. This is also true in women, where relatively small quantities of testosterone can cause certain areas to shrink and others to grow. …

Other studies have found that women on oral contraception remember emotional stories more like men – recalling the gist more than the details. They’re also not as good at recognising emotions in others, such as anger, sadness, or disgust – just like men. It looks suspiciously like certain types of pill are “masculinising” women’s brains. …

When athletes take steroids we call it ‘doping’ – it’s considered abuse and strongly condemned by society. But we’re happy for millions of women to take these hormones every day, sometimes right through from puberty to menopause.

So, many of our women are becoming more masculine. Might that account for some of feminism and the rise of transgender issues? What could possibly go wrong?

And what is happening when these synthetic hormones get into the water supply? Western men’s sperm counts are dropping alarmingly, complaints about soyboys are rising, and many of our women are the loudest advocates of open borders and bringing in aggressive men from the third world.

Finally, the big one. Times are good yet western birth rates are well, well below replacement levels. We are importing lots of culturally incompatible people from low IQ and low trust societies to fill the gap. Something is deeply wrong if our women cannot reproduce sufficiently, but it is un-PC to mention it. They say you know who your masters are by what you’re not allowed to say. Figure it out.