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Retour sur 1 mois de port de l’anneau thermique « Androswitch » de Thoreme. Read the article.. vilmerhypnose

De la méthode thermique encore très marginale, qui consiste à remonter les testicules près du corps à l’aide d’un anneau. Read the article..

La Presse Canada

Si l’intérêt contraceptif des testicules rehaussées commence à faire son chemin dans les esprits, il faut aussi expliquer comment porter efficacement l’anneau. Read the article. So Good

La minorité silencieuse qui prend en charge sa contraception et la partage devient de plus en plus importante. Read the article. Fémininbio

Nous nous sommes tournés vers l’Andro Switch. Read the article.. Top Santé

Sortons de nos croyances limitantes et arpentons le chemin des multiples possibilités qui nous tendent d’ores et déjà les bras et assumons-nous. Read the article.. Magicmaman

Chloé de Bon et son équipe ont mis en place un ensemble de webinaires accessibles en ligne afin d’informer et éduquer sur les questions de contraception, avec un focus sur la contraception thermique masculine. Read the article. Flair

Un anneau pénien, efficace également en contraception masculine thermique. Read the article.. Qare

Tribune pour une responsabilisation des hommes sur les questions de contraceptions. Lire la tribune. Médiapart

“l’arlésienne de la pilule dite masculine joue son dernier acte, la salle est vide, la rue murmure une nouvelle ère.” Read the article. Konbini

“Je pense que la société est en marche vers une belle évolution.” Read the article.. Wedemain

Andro-Switch, slip chauffant, vasectomie… Les moyens de contraception masculine sont sous-utilisés en France, faisant peser sur les femmes une “charge mentale contraceptive”. Read the article. Pourquoi docteur

Cet anneau fabriqué à Saint-Médard-en-Jalles est en passe de devenir le chainon manquant entre une génération masculine volontaire et une contraception nouveau genre. Read the article. Rue89

Interview for Chut. Les Secrets du Corps Féminin by @dreamingraccoon : Listen here

Interview with @aventures en orgasmie : Part 1 – Part 2

What is your contraceptive method? Watch the video. Sun’n’sex 

After several generations of female-based contraception, it may be time for fertility control to shift to men, or to both partners. Read the article. Positivr

Why is Switzerland one of the few European countries where the pill is absolutely not reimbursed? Watch the report. RTS 

Men are slowly regaining control of their fertility. Read the article.. Nouvel Obs 

Dr. Soufir explains that there is a need for a "social, political and economic movement that will enable its development". Read the article.. Le Châtillon-Parlons solutions 

Amin talks about her personal experience with the Androswitch ring. A man to man sharing so that each one can take back his power. Watch the video. 

Not often do we read that birth control is everyone's business. Inclusive writing is required. Read the article.. Le Monde Libertaire 

More discreet and less restrictive than heated briefs, the thermal ring is nevertheless based on the same principle to ensure contraception for men. Read the article.. 

Male contraception exists but is very little known and used by men. Why is it so underdeveloped today? Watch the show. Libres Ensemble 

Male hormonal contraceptive methods also remain confidential, as does the "thermal method" via heated briefs or an "Andro-switch" ring. Read the article.. France Soir 

This method has been such a media success. Watch the show. France Culture 

It talks about male contraception (even with rings). Read the article.. Flush 

Aware of the burden this represents, and convinced that their spouses should not bear this responsibility alone, more and more men are looking for ways to share contraception with their partners. Watch the interview. La maison des maternelles 

"Maybe it's time to do something about it, don't you think? "Maxime is thirty-six years old and uses male contraception, also known as the thermal method. Read the article.. Positivr 

Male contraception: is that the right idea? It is the way, it is a key, towards a form of equality? Is it even possible? Listen to the program. France inter – Pas son genre


The interest of the ring in a context also of gender transition such as the practice of tucking. Listen to the podcast. TalQ – Entreprendre dans la sexualité. 

All three are groping around, debating with family and friends, and initiating contraception procedures in front of Guillaume Levil's camera. Read the article. or watch the documentary "The pants problem“. Les Inrockuptibles 

Men would almost forget that they have a responsibility, but also a right to decide on their future parenthood or not. Read the article.. Psychosexologie 

There are already several male contraceptive methods that are reliable and medically validated. Read the article.. 

Interview on the so-called male contraception.Watch the video.   @helene_decaestecker 

And you in your relationship, who takes care of it? @contraceptalk 

End Clap for Sexomax, with contraception for men. Watch the video.. Couleur 3 

Because contraception is not just a woman's business. Watch the show La Maison des Maternelles France 5 

It's coming, but slowly... more and more men are braving prejudices and looking for solutions to take their part in fertility control. Read the article. Elle Magazine 

The thermal ring is therefore a means which every man should know about and which should be discussed in a couple. Read the article. Ô Magazine 

Comme pour le slip chauffant, cet anneau thermique permet de maintenir les testicules au dessus du scrotum, à la température du corps pendant 15 heures par jour. Read the article. Le centre Infor Jeunes Bruxelles 

While waiting for the miracle cure, some avant-gardists are turning to an astonishing but no less effective tool. Watch the report Arte 

Océane talked about male contraception with 43 men, and gave an update on the subject including testimonials from 14 of them! Read the article. Madmoizelle 

The contraceptive landscape is changing. More and more men are concerned about their fertility and are seeking to take control of their own contraception. Read the article. Buzzle 

Still little known, testicular contraception has been around for decades and is more effective than condoms and vasectomy. Watch the video Emilie Wartel naturopath - nutritherapist - trainer symptothermia 

However, alternatives to the pill or condom do exist. And more and more young couples are being seduced by these zero-waste methods, which are guaranteed to be hormone-free. Read the article. Le Vif 

On February 4th, Jeanneke Paper took part in the "Focus on Balls" conference in Oyes... Watch the video. Jeanneke Paper 

In this program, Maxime takes up the history of this type of contraception (which dates back to Methuselah, even though he himself is unlikely to have used it). Watch the show Natural health on Radio Zinzine 

Yet, if men used their own contraception, either alternately or in combination, the benefits of equitable sharing would be socially significant. Read the article. RTBF 

So yes, as of now, if you’ve got a penis, you have an alternative to the condom to protect yourself. Watch the video.. Sexpédition 

The heating underwear isn’t the only male contraception method relying on the thermal mechanical principle. The more recent Andro-switch contraceptive ring it its evolution. Read the article. Dansmaculotte – blog 

Cécile Malfray: “Men tend to be considered too sensitive to use such contraception methods. […] We make fun of the briefs, fearing they will turn out uncomfortable to wear, as though wearing a bra or an IUD in the uterus was a pleasurable experience”. Read the article. Yahoo Style France 

Survey in France and Scotland on the first male contraception experiences. Do we really need a pill for men? Is male contraception a promising market or just a fantasy? Watch the report Vox Pop – Arte 

99 to 100%: whether its briefs with a hole or a silicone ring through which you slide the penis and the scrotum (the skin sac that contains the testicles), they both bring the testes up and raise their temperature, which stops the production of spermatozoa. The briefs or the ring must be worn for a minimum of 15 hours a day. (More info with the great comic trial by or the @slowcontraception Instagram account). Read the article.. J’arrête la pilule – Sabrina Debusquat 

Male contraception: ever heard of the thermal method? Watch the report On n’est pas des pigeons – RTBF 

I do have the feeling that the question is open for debate, that it’s no longer as taboo as it used to be. Men now have better awareness regarding the fact that contraception is something to be shared, but there’s still a long way to go. Read the article. Le matin 

Art as an answer to the unease: “To address this cultural problem, Pauline Simon, an EHESS student and dancer, chose the artistic way. She’s currently working on a choreography project inspired by the thermal method, called ‘The Great Hold Up’.” Listen to the podcast  Muckefunk 

Sit down around the table, use this time to discuss your background, your contraceptive experiences, so that each and everyone knows what the big picture looks like and so we can all enjoy shared contraception again! Watch the speech. Flair : Point Barre 

"I wanted to get contracepted and to be able to choose something different than condoms or vasectomy. I wanted to find natural methods against the capitalized body”, this knickers anti-conformist explains. Because male contraception in the form that all the guests are defending is also an anti-capitalist and environmentalist position. Read the article.. Alter échos 

Far from being commercial, this nurse’s purpose is first and foremost an activist one. “We strive to support men in their self-determination abilities. We are subject to this patriarchal injunction assuming men’s fertility should be available at all times. Why?” In France, about 1,000 men are said to be using this natural contraception method. Read the article. L’avenir

A male contraception method that is natural and reversible? It does exist! Maxime uses the thermal method with testicle lifting and lifts the taboo on this technique deemed “emasculating”. Watch the speech. Konbini news 

Male contraception also benefits men, because it allows them to discuss their sexuality more freely, as well as the way they envision parenthood, a topic that guy friends rarely approach. Read the article. Flair 

In this new Autrement episode, Cyprien Houdmont and his guests touch on the subject of male contraception and the difference in the way men and women are treated when it comes to contraception methods. Watch the show. BX1 – Autrement 

When we mention contraception, the first thing that comes to mind is female contraception, or, for men, the condom and vasectomy, when in fact alternative methods have been used for 40 years. Watch the show. Beur FM 

« Plus nous aurons de méthodes contraceptives, plus les couples pourront choisir celle qui leur correspond le mieux », estime le Dr Mieusset. Quitte à alterner le “contracepté” au sein du couple ! Read the article. Vocation santé 

A small object with the shape of a ring could revolutionise men’s fertility control… as well as their partner’s. Read the article. Yahoo Style France 

“Focus on the balls” has three main goals: improve the knowledge of healthcare professionals and students on such topics, raise awareness amongst the general public and encourage the development of the offer and of contraceptive equity. Read the article.. BX1 

Si tu n’es pas bricoleur·se il y a toujours l’andro-switch. Read the article.. Rockiemag 

Male fertility specialist Daniel Murillo also recommends the thermal ring. Read the article. RTBF


Et il arriva un jour en mai, ou un monsieur nommé Maxime s’est dit maintenant on arrête, ce n’est pas qu’aux femmes de subir ça. Les hommes aussi doivent s’inquiéter, et il a travaillé sur une contraception masculine révolutionnaire. Read the article. Insidewomen 

Just like him, Valentin got used to the Andro-switch to the point that he forgets he is even wearing it. Read the article. WE DEMAIN 

To make sharing the contraceptive mental load between partners easier, a thermal contraception method that prevents the production of spermatozoa has entered the market. Definitely worth a try! Read the article FQPN - Fédération du Québec pour le planning des naissances (Quebec Family Planning Federation)


The device must be worn for a maximum of 15 hours a day, every day, up to four years according to doctors’ recommendations as the research did not investigate beyond that point. The Andro-switch penile ring applies the same method. Read the article. Cosmopolitan 

A Family Planning centre in the French department of Isère ordered several models made by hand by its creator. Just like the heating underwear, the ring must be worn about fifteen hours a day. Not that constraining, “compared to the options women are offered”, argues the founder. Read the article. Libération 

I believe that the future of contraception is a shared contraception, where each partner assumes their own responsibilities and reclaims their bodies. For men, it could mean using the Andro-switch, and for women, the symptothermal method, a natural method based on the observation of yourself and your body. Read the article.. RTBF 

Ressources – Male contraception – with Maxime Labrit, creator of the Andro-switch Read the article. Elle en sens 

However, contraception is not only a women’s issue, since male contraception methods do exist, and some of them have even been around for a long time. Watch the show France Inter – le téléphone sonne 

Imagine you’ve never worn underwear before: it’s the same feeling. This is a brilliant option to promote contraception while respecting people’s bodies, argues Laurent. Even with very few means, anyone can use a contraception method. Lire l’article. Les Inrocks 

It’s a natural, hormone-free method. It is based on the raise of temperature in the testes thanks to the temperature of the body, which creates a temporary and reversible infertility. The Andro-switch is a 100% silicone ring – the same material as the moon cup. Just like with the underwear, you just need to insert the penis into the ring and slide the scrotum skin into it as well. Read the article.. FEMMESProd 

“Le coeur des zobs”: The illustrated web-series that touches on feminist topics through the lens of a white, cisgender, heterosexual guy. Everyday sexism, male contraception, hairy feet, prostate… He shares his journey wearing the knickers and the ring.  Lire la bd. Bobika 

We can no longer wait for pharmaceutical laboratories or public authorities to wake up, claims the nurse and creator of Andro-switch… Civil society and our habits will be the ones shaking things up. Contraception is not an illness. Read the article. Neon 

When it comes to contraception, women are usually in charge. But there are quite a few alternatives for men… and they’re not limited to the condom! Read the article. FEMMESProd 

C’est pour les gens qui ne portent pas de boxer/slip/caleçon, pour les gens qui veulent aller à la plage l’été, bref pour que tu sois un peu plus free! Read the article.. Nousonvayageaussi 

Inspired by the thermal method developed by Dr Mieusset, the Andro-switch is a silicone ring that allows the testes to be held at the entrance of the inguinal canal. Read the article. ARDECOM 

They decided to “get contracepted” and to advocate for male contraception. In France, an example is the ARDECOM organisation. Read the article. Education Santé 

Male contraception has been made possible. Read the article. Le Parisien 

If female contraception were complemented or replaced with male options to be in charge, it could also contribute to reducing the number of unwanted pregnancies and abortions, half of which follow a contraceptive failure. Read the article.. Magazine Axelle 

Male thermal contraception, not easily available enough. Read the article. Madmoizelle 

Original but not final, so-called thermal contraception consists in curtailing the production of spermatozoa. Read the article. TV5 monde

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