It is rather amusing how the mainstream media (television and movies) constantly shows women in "empowered" roles. And, yes, when disaster strikes, the same media complains if "women and children" are not given priority.
Feminists always lecture us how men hated women in the patriarchy. And, yet, these same men that supposedly hated women were willing to die for them. Curious.
John Astor (47) and his wife (19) before the Titanic voyage.
The courage of the Italian captain reminded me of this clip: