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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets tattooed, rides unicorn in new coloring book

March 1, 2016

Is there anything Ruth Bader Ginsburg cannot do? The 82-year-old Supreme Court Justice has spent her life pushing for gender equality in the courts, starting first as one of Harvard Law’s first female graduates (who was first in her class, but couldn’t find a job because of her gender), then as Rutgers University’s second-ever female law professor who helped women teachers sue for equal pay and win. (She also co-founded the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU and was forced to hide a pregnancy to keep her job in the 1960s, a law she changed with the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 — one of many laws she shaped.) She’s argued six major gender equality cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and earlier this year, she got the book treatment as the focus of Notorious R.B.G., which we loved.

Ginsburg can add another accolade to her long resume: the Notorious R.B.G. is now the star of a superhero coloring book, just in time to feed adults hungry for the recent craze. The new book, produced by “empowerment” media platform SheKnows, gives the option of giving color to the justice on the back of a unicorn in full court garb, with a shoulder tattoo, or dressed as a superhero. Mark your calendar, bust out your robes and celebrate Ginsburg’s March 15 birthday with a little color work. Why not?


“Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes up in conversation quite a bit at the SheKnows offices, just because of what an amazing role model she is — whether you agree with her decisions or not. She was born just 13 years after women got the right to vote in this country and, well, look at her now,” SheKnows editor in chief Amy Boshnack told Women in the World. “We’ve also been talking a lot about this coloring book craze for adults…Our two conversations collided and we figured why not combine our latest obsession with images of a woman that deserves to be celebrated. And really — what’s better than unicorns and RBG?”

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