Homophobic Android App No Longer Available
BY Neal Broverman
October 04 2011 2:48 PM ET
The "Is My Son Gay?" app, where parents could ostensibly determine
their child's orientation by answering questions on how they dressed and
whether they cared about sports, has been pulled from the market.
app posed a total of 20 questions. If the app determined a child would
be heterosexual, parents were told they didn't have to worry over
whether they would have grandchildren. On Monday, the app was apparently
pulled by Google from the Android Market.
Christophe de Baran,
the gay developer of "Is My Son Gay?", said his app is not worth getting
angry over. In a statement, he apparently told people to "fight the
right fight" instead of critiquing his invention, which he says was
created "with a fun approach." Read more here.