When Pat Benatar hit the music scene in the 70’s, it was still very much a man’s world. But Pat was raised in a family with two working parents, and never knew there was a world where men and women weren’t equal. Pat took this viewpoint with her all her life, and used it to break boundaries for women in music. She paved the way for many females in all genres of music.
This is a very intriguing article recently published by The Guardian, including an interview with Pat about why she empowers women, and how.