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Funeral Home Director Fired for Being Transgender

Funeral Home Director Fired for Being Transgender

2018-07-20 00:00:00

Aimee Stephens worked as director of a Detroit-area funeral home for six years, responsible for preparing and embalming bodies.  Although she is transgender, she initially hid her female appearance and identity from her employer during her employment, presenting as male.  When Ms. Stephens informed her employer that she had been diagnosed with gender dysphoria and would begin presenting as female at work, she was fired. 

July 20, 2018 LGBT Rights, Workplace Rights
Aimee Stephens worked as director of a Detroit-area funeral home for six years, responsible for preparing and embalming bodies.  Although she is transgender,...
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