Google removes conversion therapy app from Play Store

Google has removed a gay conversion therapy app from a religious group called Living Hope Ministries from the Play Store after vocal protests from a wide range of groups, including thousands of internet users, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman, and most recently, the Human Rights Campaign, as reported by Axios.

The removal of the app comes just a day after Google was suspended from the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index (which rates workplaces on overall LGBTQ equality) due to Google’s then-refusal to remove the app.

Google is the last major tech company to remove the app: back in December, both Apple and Amazon removed the apps from their respective app stores, but the app remained live on Google’s store until this…

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