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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Let's Celebrate The Left-Handed Leaders Who Have Made A Mark On America

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.13.2015 | Politics

Thursday is International Left Handers Day, where we celebrate those among us whose dominant hand is their left.  Although only one out of 10 Ame...

Dear Hillary: Your New Playbook Is in Stock

Rebecca Sive | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
Rebecca Sive

You know, Hillary, I know these rules won't work every time. But I believe adopting them will keep your spirits up, and show women voters what they want in their woman POTUS.

Why A Victory For The Voting Rights Act In Texas Feels More Like A Defeat

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

It was trumpeted as a victory for voting rights, but this week's ruling that Texas’ restrictive voter ID law violated the Voting Rights Act...

It's A Big Week For The Women Of The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

This week the women of the United States Supreme Court will celebrate the anniversaries of their entrance onto the highest court in the land. Justice...

Tell Congress to Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by Restoring Its Key Protections

Elisabeth MacNamara | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics
Elisabeth MacNamara

The League of Women Voters has been standing its ground in the fight against discrimination and for voting rights for 95 years, and restoring the VRA is an important step to keep our elections fair, free and accessible.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Calls 'Choice' An Empty Concept For Poor Women

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the concept of "choice" is an ephemeral one for low-income women who live in states...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Answers The One Question She Loves Being Asked

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When given the opportunity to ask Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg anything in the world, why not let her pick the question?&n...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Reflects On A Polarizing Term One Month Out

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflected on a polarizing term that featured major decisions on marriage equality, ...

Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where sh...

The Arc of History Meets the Supreme Court

Tom Allon | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Tom Allon

Even though the first 50 years of the 20th century were pretty barbaric due to two extremely bloody world wars, I still believe the arc of history bends towards progress and the pace has accelerated in the last 50 years.

Paige Lavender

This Student's Contribution To Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Collar Collection Did Not Go Unnoticed

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, noted lover of theater and the arts, clearly appreciates the finer things in life. So it's no surprise t...

You Can Put Your Rings on It, but Haters Gonna Hate

Michael Solis | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Solis

Wedding bells will chime, brides will kiss brides, grooms will kiss grooms, rainbows will light the skies of all fifty states, and all will live happily ever after. If it could only be so easy.

Overturned And Inside Out!

David Trumble | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics
David Trumble

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The Women's Movement, My Mom and Marriage Equality

John Lewis | Posted 06.19.2015 | Gay Voices
John Lewis

Discrimination and prejudice on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity are in many ways rooted in sex discrimination -- and stereotyped and fixed notions of gender.

RBG Says Natalie Portman ‘Insisted' On Female Director For Biopic

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women

Natalie Portman reportedly refused to sign on to the upcoming Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic until it had a female director. Portman is set to play th...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tells Young Women: 'Fight For The Things You Care About'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women

“We are here today to honor how one person -- our honoree, Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- knocked on closed doors, opened them and held them open for others...

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Wants Ruth Bader Ginsburg Impeached

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics

Roy Moore, the chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court, said he thinks U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan should be impe...

Franklin Graham Thinks He Can Pray And Sway Notorious RBG

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.22.2015 | Religion

Prominent evangelist Franklin Graham wants Ruth Bader Ginsburg to finally “see the truth of Scripture” and vote against same-sex marriage as the S...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Officiates Another Same-Sex Wedding, Gives A Special Shout-Out To The U.S. Constitution

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated a same-sex wedding over the weekend, and according to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, the ...

QUIZ: Which Feminist Icon Are You?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Women | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women

Our favorite feminist pioneers are women we all aspire to be like. So which one are you most similar to? From Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Audre Lorde, t...

Natalie Portman Will Play Ruth Bader Ginsburg In New Film

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin and Sam Levine | Posted 05.09.2015 | Politics

Natalie Portman is set to play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new biopic, according to reports from Deadline and Entertainment Weekly....

'Ruth Bader Ginsburg' Brings The Sass On SNL

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, portrayed by "Saturday Night Live" cast member Kate McKinnon, stopped by the Weekend Update desk on Saturda...

The Top Arguments for and Against Same-Sex Marriage at the Supreme Court

Matt Baume | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

There are consequences to waiting. Couples are denied their rights, which has ramifications from child custody to driver licenses to death certificates. Look at what the status quo means: Gay couples separated in hospitals. Losing their life savings when one passes away. Having a marriage license revoked when they cross state lines.

Bobby Jindal Advocates Unholy Alliance of Fundamentalists and Big Business to Back Discrimination

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

You don't like gay marriage? Fine. Don't get gay-married. But if you want to have a business and operate in the public sphere, then you've got to treat all your fellow citizens equally. Even better would be to treat each of them as you would wish to be treated. That's a rule that should sound familiar to someone as knowledgeable of the New Testament as Bobby Jindal.

Supreme Court to Justice Department: No, the Fourth Amendment Is Not a 'Useless Piece of Paper'

Evan Bernick | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Evan Bernick

Monday's decision, with its insistence upon individualized suspicion, is a welcome return to first principles. Public officials are our servants, not our masters, and they must be held accountable for the responsible exercise of the limited authority delegated to them.