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Ask Men survey gives us hope, defies beer ad stereotypes…mostly (via Em & Lo)

Posted: August 7th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Briefs | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Ask Men survey gives us hope, defies beer ad stereotypes…mostly (via Em & Lo)

According to a new online survey conducted by AskMen.com, Cosmopolitan's sister magazine, 68,000 out of 100,000 men would take a male birth control pill if one became available. That's 68%, which is surprisingly high. And that's encouraging, precisely because the audience of the unscientific online survey are the male counterparts of Cosmopolitan stereotypes: vacuously-minded and viagra-enthralled masculinity.

Em & Lo, who noted the survey results, said they "are pleased to report that our worst fears were not realized." Figleaf, who picked up the story, said, "for this answer on this survey, I think [the Ask Men audience is] actually a bonus rather than a liability. […] Ordinarily that’s precisely the demographic skeptics point to while claiming that R&D on male contraceptives is a waste of time." And y'know, we gotta agree with 'em both.

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