The Notorious RBG has been a Supreme Court justice for almost 22 years, which she's spent gracing us all with her wisdom and wit. Having worked as an advocate for women's rights, she's continuously fought for gender equality and women's reproductive rights, making her a hero to feminists everywhere. She was appointed to SCOTUS the year I was born, so I feel like I have a strong connection with the RBG of the '90s, but there's really no bad RBG era. Lucky for you, there's a way to find out which Ruth Bader Ginsburg era fits you best.
Appointed to SCOTUS in 1993, RBG was a rookie on the bench in the '90s, but that didn't stop her from making several feisty dissents. In the early 2000s, she took on multiple controversial issues, including the Bush v. Gore election fiasco and affirmative action. This year, everyone's waiting for SCOTUS' decision on gay marriage, and RBG has not been shy about voicing her opinion on the matter. Women's issues have always been the cornerstone of her influence; she was one of only two female justices until 2010, when a third woman was appointed to SCOTUS, and was sometimes the only woman on the bench.
Take the quiz to see which part of the legendary RBG's reign on SCOTUS you most relate to.
Which Notorious RBG Era Are You?
1. Which style of glasses do you wear (or would wear if you didn't have perfect 20/20 vision)?
a) Medium sized frames that automatically tint in the sun
b) Huge round frames so you can see clearly from every angle
c) Thick framed hipster glasses
2. What national issue are you most passionate about?
3. What statement on women's rights do you most agree with currently?
a) "Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation."
b) "The decision of whether or not to bear a child is central to a woman's life, her well-being, and her dignity."
c) "You can't have it all, all at once. Who — man or woman — has it all, all at once? Over my lifespan I think I have had it all. But in different periods of time things were rough. And if you have a caring life partner, you help the other person when that person needs it."
4. What's you favorite style of jabot?
a) Classy white lace
b) Plain white, no embellishments
c) Beaded, maybe even with colors other than white
Which RBG Era Do You Fall Under?
Mostly a's: Early 2000s
You're comfortable with where you are in life, but still have goals for the future. Sometimes all the problems with society start to overwhelm you, but you're doing your part to fix them.
Mostly b's: '90s
You're starting out at a new job or taking on a new challenge, but you have a firm grasp on what you want to achieve and aren't afraid to speak your mind.
Mostly c's: Modern day RBG
You've been around the block once or twice and don't take shit from anyone. You give great advice because, let's face it, you've been through it all.
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