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Apple's Gay App Pulled

March 23, 2011

After inciting activist outrage and an online petition that garnered more than 150,000 signatures, Apple has decided to pull the Exodus International "Gay Cure" app from its app store.

Prior to its being yanked from the store,The Atlantic's Nicholas Jackson described the app as containing "lists of events, videos and news stories that are carefully curated to reflect the mission of Exodus International, which states that individuals can 'grow into heterosexuality.'"

The application is only the latest to incite public outrage before being pulled from digital shelves. And it again raises the question, still seemingly unanswered, about Apple's criteria for rejecting controversial applications. Read more here...

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