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According to a new report, cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York didn’t crack the top ten of the best cities in the United States for gay dating. Evan Goldstein, the founder and CEO of Bespoke Surgical, the report ranks 50 cities for dating within the LGBTI community.‘Living in a place with a vibrant dating scene is important for most single individuals, young and old,’ said Goldstein.Blued, China’s most popular gay dating app that’s the local equivalent to Grindr, is temporarily banning new users from joining after claims the app allowed underage boys to sign up and put them in danger.The app’s decision was made after a shocking article by Chinese media outlet Caixin.Los Angeles came in at 12, San Francisco at 15, and New York City at 35 (primarily due to the high cost of drinks and small score for bars per 100,000 people).The bottom five of the ranked cities are: Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; Virginia Beach, VA; Raleigh, NC; and Oklahoma City, OK."Probably one or some members of the application put the pornographic content inside." As of Wednesday, Apple's online store still had Blued available.Google declined to say whether it would comply with the government demand to remove dozens of LGBT-related apps.
Officials had called for the tech giant to remove 73 LGBT-related applications, including dating services, from its Play Store, and urged people to shun apps that broke with cultural norms in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.A survey released last week has added to fears that a wave of homophobia is sweeping the nation of more than 250 million, which has traditionally been regarded as a bastion of tolerant Islam.The survey conducted by respected pollster Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting found that 87.6 per cent of 1,220 respondents "felt threatened" by LGBT people and believe Islam bans same-sex relations.Communications ministry spokesman Noor Iza confirmed Wednesday that gay dating application Blued - which boasts more than 27 million users globally - no longer appeared in the Google Play Store available to Indonesian users."There was some negative content related to pornography inside the application," Iza told AFP.