Scientists say the hormones in the oral contraceptive suppress a woman's interest in masculine men and make boyish men more attractive. Although the change occurs for just a few days each month, it may have been highly influential since use of the Pill began more than 40 years ago.Plus this great bit:
She also found evidence from three studies that the Pill can affect the way women are looked at by men.
Past studies have shown that men find women more attractive around the time of ovulation, possibly because women have evolved instinctive ways, by their natural scent or their behaviour, of alerting men that they are fertile. One study showed that lap dancers get bigger tips at the time of the month when they are most fertile.
Dr Alvergne said the use of the Pill could influence a woman's ability to attract a mate by reducing her attractiveness to men.
Ugh. Now we have to contend with gay men and straight finding us less attractive. Fantastic.
I'll take Sean Connery over Johny Depp (even though I love Depp).
Special shout-out to Dawn: There is a photo of Zac Efron in the article, but not for the reasons you probably think. #gay