November 24, 2010
Homophobia: There's an app for that...
I love my iPhone. And luuuuv my new iPad. I have loads of apps for each, and am discovering fab new ones all the time.
There's apps for reading stuff online, apps for games, apps for banking, apps for photos, apps for social networking, apps for checking the weather, apps for finding your car, apps for finding your iPhone, an app for my beloved Huffington Post, tens of thousands of apps for everything.
Over the past couple of years, ie the entire life span of iPhones and apps, there has been criticism of the seemingly arbitrary approval or not of what is allowed in app world. And this time Apple has fucked up, my friends.
Now Apple has sparked outrage over an app it did approve, Manhattan Declaration, that is a "call of Christian conscience" inviting users to take a stand against gay marriage by signing a 4,700-word "declaration" penned by Christian clergy. So that's okay? That passes the test when thousands of other apps fail? True, you passed Death Worm but still. Maybe we can combine Death Worm with the homophobes?
Read more @ http://tinyurl.com/25cg6us.
And thanks to my friend Jayne for pointing me towards this. Read Jayne at http://injaynesworld.blogspot.com/.