Both Sasha Mason and Brazil Johnson were victims of gun violence.
Authorities say the drag queen reading hour and demonstration took place without incident, but local activists and those who say they were there claim otherwise.
The exclusion of coverage for gender-affirming health care is illegal discrimination, a federal judge ruled Friday.
The story hour was to be part of the Pride Festival in Apex, N.C.
One parent called the controversy a “publicity stunt” by politicians.
The bill would require school employees to potentially out students to their parents.
“Stacey was a pioneer for disability justice and intersectionality. Her life experiences led her to empower and revitalize others,” her sister said.