Go Ahead, Dress Like a Woman

Even if you are a man. And even if your employer is a funeral home that has a dress code “tailored to serve those mourning the loss of a loved one.” The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes “had discriminated against funeral director Anthony Stephens”—who is in the process of transitioning into a woman and now goes by the name Aimee—when it fired him in 2013. “The decision by the three-judge panel returns the case to a federal judge who earlier dismissed a discrimination lawsuit against the funeral business filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).”

This is a simple case of workplace dress codes. In a free society, you either dress as your employer says or you go to work elsewhere, as I have written about here. But, of course, Americans don’t live in a free society, as I make clear in my new book The Free Society, which officially releases tomorrow.


5:29 pm on March 14, 2018