Grindr.Horn was appointed chair of Kansas City’s LGBTQ Commission on December 30, 2022, and on January 2, he shared a Grindr message he received that went viral on Twitter.
Someone on the app apparently recognized Horn and congratulated him on his victory.I do not and will not regret posting this because I’m young, single, and gay—but even the folks on Grindr are wishing me well on becoming Chair of the LGBTQ Commission.
Thanks kings. ??? pic.twitter.com/yZhB1odzfe“I do not and will not regret posting this because I’m young, single, and gay,” Horn wrote in the tweet, officially elevating him to icon status.
With the tweet came a surge in popularity for Horn, but he kept his eye on the prize.“My biggest goal is to continue to lead this commission collectively, and further advocate for the Kansas City LGBTQ community,” Horn told Queerty after his Grindr exchange went viral. “There are a lot of greats who came before us, and who have advocated for us to be in these roles.