On the Basis of Sex was filmed in the United States of America and in Montreal, Canada.
Quebec Court of Appeal in Montreal
Scene where Ruth Bader Ginsberg and her husband are on their way to court.
Scene was shot The Court was created on May 30, 1849, as the Court of Queen's Bench. The Court's judges had jurisdiction to try criminal cases until 1920, when it was transferred to the Superior Court. In 1974 it was officially renamed the Quebec Court of Appeal. Originally, the Court had four judges, including the Chief Justice. It is currently constituted of 20 judges, including the Chief Justice.
GPS: ['45.5072631835938', '-73.5546493530273']
McConnell Engineering Building
Scene where Ruth Bader Ginsberg is on her way to class as she passes the demonstrators.
Scene was shot The McConnell Engineering Building was donated to McGill in 1959 by John W. McConnell, a major benefactor of the University since 1911 and one of its Governors from 1928 until 1958. In the period after World War II when all of the Engineering Faculties were greatly expanding, this nine-storey structure doubled the number of classrooms, lecture rooms, and offices available for use by the above faculties.
GPS: ['45.5060005187988', '-73.5765991210938']
Ulysses S. Grant Memorial
Scene where Erwin Griswold and professor Brown and discussing matters. Griswold is not happy with the way things are going.
Scene was shot The Ulysses S. Grant Memorial is a presidential memorial in Washington, D.C., honoring American Civil War general and 18th United States President Ulysses S. Grant. It sits at the base of Capitol Hill (Union Square, the Mall, 1st Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and Maryland Avenue). Work on the memorial was begun in 1902 . It was created by sculptor Henry Merwin Shrady and architect Edward Pearce Casey. Sculptor Edmond Amateis assisted Shrady as the monument neared completion in 1921.
GPS: ['38.8899955749512', '-77.0129699707031']