Aimee Stephens, who brought the first major trans rights case to the Supreme Court, has died

Transgender activist Aimee Stephens outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on October 8, 2019. | Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

By Katelyn Burns

Aimee Stephens, the trans woman at the center of the first trans rights case to be fully heard by the US Supreme Court, died Tuesday while in hospice care at home, according to her brother-in-law John Pedit. She was 59 years old.

“Aimee is an inspiration. She has given so many hope for the future of equality for LGBTQ people in our country, and she has rewritten history,” Stephens’s wife, Donna Stephens, said […]


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