Though she’s been dubbed “New Orleans’ number one sports superfan,” Stephanie “Steph” Williams reveals she collects more than just football jerseys and memorabilia. when she first met the fab five strange eye Season 7, she was living with her father and his partner of six years, Rachel.
They’ve finally bought their dream home together and plan to hold a housewarming party with their family and friends – the first time they’ll be entertaining as a couple. The problem was that Steph was struggling to open up about her lesbian identity. Although she admitted that she knows Rachel is “waiting on that ring,” Steph said there are insecurities about their relationship. For example, she was often too shy to hold Rachel’s hand, and stated that she did not display any photos of them at her father’s house because she worried that she would “have to explain” to guests.
Rachel, who nominated Steph for the show, said Steph used to be “super confident and happy” but “being gay in the South took its toll.” It is later revealed that Steph was traumatized by an incident three years earlier where a girl in a bar uttered some homophobic slurs.
But Karamo helps Steph by allowing her to reconnect and open up about her struggles with her brother, who is also gay. They also met other LGBTQ+ people in town, and supported a queer-owned hair salon. After doing a home makeover and going blonde, Steph and Rachel host a big housewarming party, which culminates in Steph disowning Rachel in front of her entire family.
today, from steph strange eye Continuing her journey of self-acceptance — and keeping her blond hair to boot. In 28 april tiktok, she asked “Which ones are gay?” Posted a meme using When she met Sue Sylvester she winced, winced and smiled glee, In Instagram post of March 24, Steph also shared that she and Rachel now display a pride flag on their lawn. “Sharing love and positive vibes to the neighborhood!” she captioned.
Finally, they added a new member to their family. In December 2022, he posted that he and Rachel had found a new puppy named mr cotter, And while there are no photos from their wedding yet, in January Stephanie shared a photo of Rachel and Mr. Cotter on the couch, writing, “I tell you…it’s the evenings that make my heart smile.” ”