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Friday, June 15, 2012

Apple Gets More Gay With Addition of Homosexual Emojis

Posted By on Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 9:26 AM

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Last year Apple found itself caught on the wrong side of the gay community when it allowed aspiring heterosexuals to access that controversial gay cure app on iTunes.

But it appears the Silicon Valley tech giant is finally making peace with homosexuals, or at least those homosexuals with iPhones. As TechCrunch reports this morning, iPhone users will be able to access the adorable gay and lesbian emojis on the new iOS 6, making sexting all that more doable for gay couples.

The icons are placed next to the previous relationship-related emojis

showing a heterosexual couple holding hands and a heterosexual couple

with a son. One shows two men holding hands, and another pictures two women hand-in-hand.

How sweet.

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