Apple is under fire for approving a controversial iPhone app created by a religious organization that seeks to help gay individuals become heterosexual. The application, "Exodus International," was created by a ministry of the same name that says its mission is to "[mobilize] the body of Christ to minister grace and truth to a world impacted by homosexuality. The app's description notes, "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. It received a "4" rating from Apple, which indicates the company considered the app to contain "no objectionable material. We beg to differ," wrote TruthWinsOut.
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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. The app gives users "freedom from homosexuality through the power of Jesus", according to the group. Ben Summerskill, chief executive of gay rights group Stonewall, said: "At Stonewall, we've all been on this app since 8am and we can assure your readers it's having absolutely no effect.
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