From luring in unicorns to protecting the Roman Empire, myths have surrounded virginity for centuries. But is virginity itself a myth?
In this episode, Kate speaks to Anke Bernau about where the so-called cherry comes from, what it stands for and why it has been important throughout history.
*WARNING there are mentions of rape and assault in this episode*
Produced by Charlotte Long and Sophie Gee. Mixed by Peter Dennis.
Betwixt the Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society. A podcast by History Hit.