Episode 2 - Much Ado About the Sexual Distrust of Women

Episode 2

Much Ado About the Sexual Distrust of Women

In the Elizabethan era, the male distrust of female sexuality underlies much of their patriarchal system. It was a common belief that women tempt men with their beauty, landing the burden of responsibility solely on the woman because it was taught that men cannot control their physical arousal. So where does that place women today, 400 years after the events of Much Ado?