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This is everything you need to know about Aimee Stephens’ landmark Supreme Court case

The US Supreme Court will today hear its first-ever case about transgender civil rights. In the case of Aimee Stephens, the Supreme Court will look – for the first time in its history – at whether trans people are protected from employment discrimination. Stephens’ case is one of a set of cases being heard today, October 8, that could determine whether millions of LGBT+ workers are protected under the US’s most powerful federal workplace anti-discrimination law, or whether it is legal to fire people on the basis of their identity....
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Transgender woman at centre of landmark Supreme Court case: ‘I’m happy being me’

Aimee Stephens, who was fired from a Detroit funeral home two weeks after coming out as transgender, says she is “happy being me”. “It’s taken a long time,” Stephens told the Associated Press ahead of her landmark anti-trans discrimination case, which will be heard by the US Supreme Court on October 8. Stephens, 58, worked for Harris Funeral Homes in Detroit, Michigan, for six years. In July 2013, she informed her boss, Harris Funeral Homes owner Thomas Rost, that she was trans and intended to come to work dressed in...
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