"It's abhorrent to insinuate anything nefarious is at work simply because it's a resource for LGBTQ people," says the state's superintendent, Kathy Hoffman.
Almost 70 percent of pansexual youth report having been discriminated against, according to the Trevor Project.
"The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and relentless political attacks during this time period cannot be understated," said Amit Paley, CEO and executive director of The Trevor Project.
Research by the Trevor Project found youth experiencing homelessness are two to four times more likely to have severe mental health challenges.
The research was conducted by the Trevor Project and published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Adolescent Health.
Nassib helped design cleats promoting the group for the My Cause My Cleats campaign.
Many LGBTQ+ youth don't participate in sports because they fear discrimination — a fear that is often well-founded.