The Worst Name for a Birth Control Pill Yet

by Liz Colville

Bayer, which makes the birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin, just came out with a new pill, and for the first time a birth control pill actually sounds like a verb, as in something you do…to yourself. Beyaz yourself! Don’t just take Yaz; be it. With Beyaz. Beyoncé, in a birth control pill. And I guess if you really care, the reason it’s called Beyaz is because it has a B vitamin in it. How do you know if it’s right for you? Well do you playfully stick one leg and/or arm up in the air for no reason after you take it? You should be fine.

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