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Thousands sign petition to revoke Rio press pass from Nico Hines

A petition is being circulated to take away Daily Beast writer Nico Hines’ media pass for the Rio Olympics after publishing an article earlier this week that outed gay athletes. Hines caused outrage with an article for The Daily Beast that reported on how many dates he could get while posing as gay on dating […]

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Straight journalist outs athletes at Olympics by posing as gay on Grindr

A heterosexual journalist from a US media outlet has written a story about using gay dating apps such as Grindr in the Olympic Village in Rio de Janiero, posing as gay to set up dates with athletes attending the games. Writer Nico Hines had conversations with athletes on the apps Jack’d, Bumble, Grindr and Tinder […]

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