LGBTQ icon Aimee Stephens found 'second purpose' fighting her case

DETROIT — Donna Stephens was working last month at home when the text came through from her lawyer. She read it and cried.“Aimee, we won,” she said.But the place where her wife, Aimee Stephens, would have sat was empty. Aimee, 59, died in May at their Redford home due to kidney disease.Five weeks after the hospice nurses had left and Aimee was buried in North Carolina, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in her favor.The case stemmed from Aimee suing her employer, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes in Garden City, for firing her after she announced she was transitioning from male to female in 2013.The ...


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