15 Photos That Caused a Public Outcry

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People went through tough times and struggles to achieve the equal rights that allow us to live in the modern society we’re now used to. Nowadays, everyone can choose the hobbies and jobs they want. Even the most eccentric fashion doesn’t impress us today. And sometimes it’s hard to believe that such ordinary things were once really groundbreaking and shocking.

Iraxis gathered 15 historical photos that stunned the norms of public morality in the past.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. It happened 5 years before women were allowed to take part in it. In this picture, an organizer is trying to take her away.

English supermodel Jean Shrimpton is wearing a minidress during the races in Melbourne. Her outfit caused a real furor among guests in 1965.

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