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Russian lawmaker says Apple violated gay ‘propaganda’ law by distributing U2 album

Thursday, April 30, 2015
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The lawmaker says Apple violated Russia's ban on gay "propaganda" when it delivered U2's latest album to a half-billion iTunes users for free last year. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country’

Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on colleagues leading other major companies to take a stand against so-called “religious freedom” legislation similar to one enacted in Indiana. ...

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In latest update, Apple adds emojis depicting same-sex couples, gay parents

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Lovers of emojis, the cute graphics that punctuate online writing and texts, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones and depictions of same-sex couples and families with two moms or two dads on Apple devices. ...

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Apple cuts ties with lobbyist, former lawmaker who opposed same-sex marriage

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Technology giant Apple Inc., whose CEO Tim Cook, came out as gay last year, has cut ties with an Alabama lobbyist because he opposed same-sex marriage during his time as a state lawmaker and congressional candidate. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook donating to HRC’s gay rights campaign in Southern U.S.

Thursday, December 18, 2014
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The amount of Tim Cook's personal contribution to the HRC wasn't disclosed, but the advocacy organization called it "substantial." ...

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Alabama lawmaker to name workplace discrimination bill after Apple CEO

Thursday, December 4, 2014
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Alabama's only openly gay lawmaker plans to name her bill to prohibit anti-LGBT workplace discrimination after Apple CEO Tim Cook. Rep. Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) said she will introduce "The Tim Cook Economic Development Act" when the legislative ...

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Russian memorial to Steve Jobs dismantled after Apple CEO comes out

Monday, November 3, 2014
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MOSCOW -- A Russian statue that pays tribute to Apple founder Steve Jobs has been taken down in response to last week's announcement by Apple CEO Tim Cook that he is gay. The six foot statue of an iPhone on ...

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Russian lawmaker: Ban Tim Cook for life, he’ll bring Ebola and AIDS to Russia

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Russian lawmaker behind the country's gay propaganda law, said Thursday that Apple CEO Tim Cook should be banned from Russia "for life" because he is gay, and could bring Ebola or AIDS to Russia. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay. Cook said that while he never ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook challenges home state of Alabama on LGBT rights

Monday, October 27, 2014
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Cook says educational equality is also a key civil rights ...

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