It seems Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a cultural hero for liberals.
Influenced by a Tumblr page called “Notorious RBG,” the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles has created a new exhibit dedicated to the oldest member of the Supreme Court.
For most Americans, Supreme Court Justices are hardly celebrities.
They are in the news when they are in the process of being confirmed, but unless you are a politics junkie, that may be the end of it for you.
But over the last few years, Ginsburg has found a way to rock tradition and is now considered somewhat of a pop culture icon among liberals.
When the Supreme Court had a conservative tilt, it was often Ginsburg writing the dissenting opinion.
Those opinions are what have created a new fan base for the justice.
Cate Thurston, who is the associate curator at the center, characterized the display as “serious and playful.”
She went on: “It looks at her life, her work, and how it’s impacted the country.”
Most people would not consider Ginsburg a fashion trend setter.
One of the displays, though, features a costume worn during the filming of “On the Basis of Sex.”
The movie was made to document Ginsburg’s battle against discrimination when she was working at the ACLU.
Ginsburg was instrumental in founding the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project.
This project was founded in 1972 to help remove barriers in the workplace to open up more opportunities for women.
Oddly enough, during that same time, Ginsburg became the first woman to get tenure at Columbia University.