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Nick Moutvic

Nick Moutvic is equal parts loud Chicagoan and Editor-In-Chief of Culture Stocked; A self-identifying sci-fi nerd, ...

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On Thursday, in a move that feels much more at home at gossip-sites like Gawker, Daily Beast reporter Nico “straight-with-a-wife-and-child-and-me-thinks-he-doth-protest-too-much” Hines, published a piece of clickbait, titled, “I Got Three Grindr Dates in an Hour in the Olympic Village.”

Since the beginning Pride has been over-the-top and hypersexual, because it has to be. The homophobes denying us our rights are saying, to no uncertain terms, that we shouldn’t be (as consenting adults) allowed to have sex with who we choose. If we were to white-wash Pride into being only something that those very conservatives would be comfortable with, then we would be doing the entire LGBT movement a disservice.