Ruth Bader Ginsburg Created the Playbook for Feminist Barrier-Breaking

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Given the outpouring of reflection on the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, it is perhaps something of a vanity to add my own to the mix. I am not among those who knew her personally, sat to interview her, or even crossed her path—but for the crowd photo (below) where my teenage daughter and I had the good fortune to be posed directly next to her.

Ginsburg with Weiss-Wolf (second from right) and daughter (in plaid). (Jennifer Weiss-Wolf)

Yet like countless women of my generation—proud Gen X here!—and the Millennial and Gen Z cohorts who have followed, I have long felt a deep personal connection.  

After graduating law school with a resume chock full of feminist fervor, I landed my first job as a writer for the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU—the entity she had co-founded twenty years prior. I started working there in August 1993, just as she began her…

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