Apple pulls gay cure iPhone app
More than , signatures were added to an online petition to remove the app created by Exodus International, a ministry that defines its mission as promoting "freedom from homosexuality through the power of Jesus Christ. Don't install it if you don't agree. Apple was under pressure to yank the so-called "gay cure" application from its iTunes shop for software for iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices.
Originally published as Apple pulls 'gay cure' app from iTunes.
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- Part of HuffPost Impact. It's hard to tell; Apple hasn't issued an official statement yet.
- As of March 19, the app had received 85 five-star reviews-- the highest rating-- and nearly twice as many one-star reviews. Suggest a correction.
- The app had previously received a "4" rating from Apple, which indicates the company considered the app to contain "no objectionable material.
- Part of HuffPost Impact.
It's hard to tell; Apple hasn't issued an official statement yet. Chambers charged that Exodus has been denied a presence at an App Store that features programs tailored for the gay community as well as podcasts from a Gay Christian Network. Apple made the same decision late last year over an app from the Manhattan Declaration that gay rights groups dubbed anti-gay.
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