04/14/2011 06:44 pm ET Updated Jun 14, 2011

The Curious Connection Between Apps For Gay Men And Sex Offenders

Reckless associations can do very real harm when they appear in supposedly neutral environments like online stores

As I was installing Grindr on my Android phone yesterday, I scrolled down to take a look at the list of "related" and "relevant" applications. My jaw dropped. There, first on the list, was "Sex Offender Search," a free application created by Life360 that lets you "find sex offenders near you and protect your child ... so you can keep your family safe."

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