Dec 24, 2018

Apple thanked for 'removing anti-gay app'

Campaigners have thanked Apple for removing an app from its store that they said stigmatised LGBT people. Apple's store now says the app is not available, but the tech firm has not commented on the matter. Living Hope Ministries' app had been on the iOS App Store for several years, but was flagged as objectionable by Truth Wins Out on Thursday. Although it is not known whether he had anything to do with the subsequent removal of the app from Apple's online store, Truth Wins Out personally thanked him and his company for "Exemplifying corporate responsibility". The executive director of Living Hope Ministries, Ricky Chelette, said he had not been told in advance that the app would be removed from Apple's store and denied it was a hate organisation.

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