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Weekly creature’s Olympic Grindr facts Slammed as ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Homophobic’

Weekly creature’s Olympic Grindr facts Slammed as ‘Dangerous,’ ‘Homophobic’

In articles printed of the frequent creature on Thursday, London Editor Nico Hines attemptedto offer readers with an internal consider the hookup lifestyle inside Rio’s Olympic village, where lots of players are living during the Games.

“Armed with various internet dating and hookup apps—Bumble, Grindr, Jack’d, and Tinder—your distinctly non-Olympian correspondent got scored three schedules in the first hour,” Hines, who’s partnered and straight, blogged in his post. “Athlete pages regarding numerous apps within my short research incorporated a track superstar, a volleyball user, a record-holder within the swimming pool, a sailor, a diver, and a handball athlete.”

This article enjoys since come modified, nevertheless initial variation offered potentially identifying information about many professional athletes he “matched” with — including Olympians he fulfilled on gay men hookup site Grindr.

LGBTQ supporters, like jock Ally administrator movie director Hudson Taylor, are infuriated by the post.

“Nico Hines’ article can be unethical since it is dangerous. You will find more than 200 players contending inside the Olympics from nations for which getting homosexual was punishable by demise,” he told NBC away. (more…)