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Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, champion of LGBTQ rights on the bench, dies at age 87


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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87. (photo courtesy Library of Congress)

U.S. Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who joined major decisions for LGBTQ rights on the bench and was known as the “Notorious RBG” in progressive circles, died Friday at age 87, the Washington Blade has confirmed.

“Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died this evening surrounded by her family at her home in Washington, D.C., due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” a Supreme Court spokesperson said.

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