And this quote. Society (not just men) tried to stifle anything different than what they were used to. So even though there were people out there trying to stifle these New Women, they stood up and shouted until they were heard.
Soul Surfer: Bethany Hamilton is amazing. At the age of she survived a shark attack in which she lost her left arm. She was able to overcome the serious and debilitating injury and made an amazing comeback to her dream of professional surfing.