I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar by Suzy Prompted By Women's Lib. I was a feminist long before I knew such a word existed. When I was a child, adults who knew my father, a doctor, frequently asked me, “When you grow up are you going to be a nurse and help your father?” This outraged me even then. Why should I be a nurse instead of a doctor?! Not that I wanted to be either one, but that wasn’t the point.