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EEOC doesn’t sign US brief telling Supreme Court that transgender discrimination is legal

The general counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission didn’t sign a Supreme Court brief filed on its behalf by the U.S. Justice Department on Friday in the case of a transgender funeral home employee.

The EEOC had sued on behalf of funeral director and embalmer Amiee Stephens, who says she was fired because of her transition in violation of the federal ban on sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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