Google drops ‘conversion therapy’ app after uproar

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Internet giant Google announced March 28 that it has removed from its online store a controversial app submitted by an anti-LGBT religious group that promotes so-called conversion therapy to “help homosexuals leave their destructive lifestyles.”

The action by Google came after more than 142,000 people signed a petition initiated in January by the LGBT rights group Truth Wins Out on that demanded Google pull the app, which was created by Living Hope Ministries.

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Florida man robbed at gunpoint in Grindr app setup

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Florida police say a man thought he was going on a date set through an app, but instead was attacked and robbed at gunpoint.

Police say a 21-year-old Taborice Lee Foster lured his target using Grindr, a dating app for gay men. When the victim arrived to his home in Panama City, Foster and another man attacked him, pointing a gun from behind while searching the date’s pockets and stealing his wallet.

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HER Tampa New Year’s Eve Party!

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This one is for the Gays in Glitter,
The Disco Ballin’ Tom Boys,
The Polyamorous Masqueraders,
The Hopeless Romantics,
The Dedicated Couples and the Singles on the Prowl.
The Queer First Daters,
The Wingmen and Champagne Mami’s
The Revelers and
The Midnight Merry-Makers,

Come as you are.


– Her

💋 Seize the countdown to midnight for champagne flavoured kisses!

😎 Not quite ready for the dance floor? Hit up the Hookah Bar, Pool Tables or Queer Disco Market featuring LGBTQ Vendors.

😍 Who are we? With just over 2.5m users and live in over 55 countries, HER is the world’s largest dating / social networking app and events company for LGBTQ+ women and queer people globally.

❤️ Who can come? Anyone!

🎉 See who’s attending on the app:

Download the app here:

Get social: @hersocialapp


Indonesia urges app to remove LGBT content amidst social media backlash

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Jakarta, Indonesia (AP) – Indonesia’s government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.

The government move comes after a social media backlash against the popular smartphone messaging app Line for having stickers, which are an elaborate type of emoticon, with gay themes in its online store.

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Overheard in Orlando: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts… there’s an app for that!

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Orlando boys and their balls
Orlando was well represented this past holiday weekend in Fort Lauderdale during the 20th Annual Hurricane Showdown Softball Tournament.
The Orlando Sliders were the big winners for the D division. Over the same weekend, Fort Lauderdale was also host to their very first ever Fort Lauderdale Gay Days. Reports say the inaugural event wasn’t nearly as well attended as Gay Days Orlando or Gay Days Vegas.

Happy Barber-Days
The Barber fund that helps those living with cancer, honoring John “Tweeka” Barber is benefiting from some funny fundraisers. On Dec. 8, Miss Comedy Queen Holiday Spectacular, Tweeka was a former Miss Comedy Queen. And on Dec. 19, a Fringe Festival Pepe returns with a slew of his “beetches. Pepe’s Christma-Kwanz-Kah, special features performers Blue, Janine Klein, Lady Raptastic and many more. Both hysterical holiday events will be held at the Venue.

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SNEAK PEEK! Dr. Phillips Center launches mobile app

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Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has a mobile app, and it’s officially available today (12/2).

Check out photos after the jump:

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