Earlier this month Exodus International launched its own smartphone app. At the time of writing it had received over 80, signatures. The petition, which can be found at change.
Five weeks after it launched on iTunes, a controversial iPhone application that claims to help gay individuals become heterosexual through "biblical teaching" has been removed by Apple from its app store. More thansignatures 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. An Apple spokesperson told the Huffington Post that Apple had removed the Exodus International app because it "[violated] our developer guidelines by being offensive to large groups of people.
Following an online petition signed by more thanpeople, Apple has dumped an iPhone app by a ministry that encourages gays to "cure" themselves of homosexuality. Following an online petition and a wave of complaints, Apple has removed a so-called "gay cure" app from its App Store. Launched last month by Exodus International, a ministry that encourages gay people to seek "cures" for their homosexuality, the app triggered a huge outcry from Two Wins Out, a nonprofit group with the stated goal of fighting anti-gay religious extremism.
Apple is under fire from gay rights activists after it approved an iPhone and iPad app targeting "homosexual strugglers". More than 80, people have signed a petition against the so-called "gay cure" app, which Apple deemed to have "no objectionable content". Exodus International, the pro-Christian group behind the app, promotes the "ex-gay" movement, encouraging people to change their sexuality.
Apple appears to have pulled an iPhone and iPad app promising "freedom from homosexuality through the power of Jesus" after coming under fire from gay rights activists. More thanpeople signed a petition calling on Apple to remove the so-called "gay cure" app backed by Exodus International, a Christian group that describes itself as "the world's largest worldwide ministry to those struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction". According to the Florida-based group, homosexuality is "a multicausal, developmental issue and that any individual can experience freedom through the support of caring individuals and the healing power of Jesus Christ".
According to the Daily News, Neumayr wouldn't comment on why the app got a rating of 4, indicating "no objectionable materials. Alan Chambers, the president of Exodus International, tweeted his incredible disappointment, warning the internet "Watch out, it could happen to you. BEFORE: Although there is not yet an official statement from Apple, the iPhone application released by Exodus International — the Christian "ex-gay" organization that claims the ability to cure homosexuality — has disappeared from the iPhone app store as of late Tuesday.
An app that promised users "freedom from homosexuality" has been removed from the Apple App Store, but still remains in Google's Play Store for Android phones and tablets, despite requests to have it removed. Setting Captives Free, a nondenominational ministry led by Mike Cleveland from Medina, Ohio, says it is committed to ridding people of sin through the teachings of Jesus Christ. In its mobile phone apps and on its website, the organization offers a series of interactive courses and informational materials on fighting temptation and living a sin-free life.
By Alex SpilliusWashington. The "gay cure" application, designed to be used on Apple's hand-held devices, was created by and named after Exodus International, a religious organisation which believes in teaching "freedom from homosexuality through prayer and practicing conversion therapy". A description of the app on the online shop said: "With over 35 years of ministry experience, Exodus is committed to encouraging, educating and equipping the Body of Christ to address the issue of homosexuality with grace and truth.
You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Apple is under fire from gay rights activists after it approved an iPhone and iPad app targeting "homosexual strugglers". More than 80, people have signed a petition against the so-called "gay cure" app, which Apple deemed to have "no objectionable content".
A petition on Change. Apple has removed a controversial iPhone app from its App Store by a religious group determined to "cure" homosexuality -- afteroutraged people signed a petition decrying it. The offending app by religious group Exodus International -- which aims to "help" gay individuals through the Bible's teachings -- directly contradicts Apple's guidelines, and constitutes inappropriate hate speech, argued activists from gay-rights group Truth Wins Out. Apple spokesman Tom Neumayr told FoxNews.