Trans Funeral Worker Seeks To Join EEOC In Sex Bias Suit

By Suevon Lee (January 27, 2017, 7:39 PM EST) -- A fired transgender funeral home director seeks to join the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in appealing a district court's adverse ruling in her sex discrimination suit, telling the Sixth Circuit on Thursday that she no longer has faith in the agency to solely protect her interests because of the change in presidential administration.

Aimee Stephens filed a motion to intervene as plaintiff-appellant in an appeal filed by the EEOC against R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes in Michigan, which prevailed in the lower court after being sued for firing Stephens over her desire to dress as a woman at work...

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