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Apple CEO tweets U.S. House to pass ENDA on Civil Rights anniversary

Friday, April 11, 2014
Apple chief executive Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to remind the U.S. House of Representatives that on this 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, it’s not too late to pass workplace protections for LGBT people. [ Read more → ]
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Apple CEO Tim Cook endorses LGBT workplace protections in Auburn speech

Monday, December 16, 2013
Apple CEO Tim Cook, who has never come out as gay publicly but has been named in Out magazine’s “Power 50″ list of most influential gays and lesbians for the past three years, endorsed the passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act during a speech at Auburn University. [ Read more → ]
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LGBT History Month profile: Entrepreneur, Apple CEO Tim Cook

Monday, October 14, 2013
Tim Cook is an entrepreneur and the CEO of Apple, one of the world’s most valuable companies. In 2011, Steve Jobs handpicked Cook as his successor. [ Read more → ]
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Digital comic blocked over ‘tiny porno images’ depicting gay sex

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Apple, known for its tight controls over material and apps sold through its channels, has blocked the latest edition of a digital comic called "Saga" from being sold through comic book apps on the iPad and iPhone because it contained two scenes depicting gay sex. [ Read more → ]
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Major U.S. corporations call on Supreme Court to strike down gay marriage bans

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
More than 60 U.S. corporations -- including Apple, eBay, Facebook, Intel, Nike and Morgan Stanley -- have signed on to an amicus brief in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court challenge to Proposition 8, California's voter approved ban on same-sex marriage. [ Read more → ]
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Steve Jobs, the iconic American CEO and innovative co-founder of Apple -- who many credit with transforming the personal use of technology with products such as the iPod, iPad, iPhone, iTunes, and thee Mac computers -- died Wednesday. He was 56. [ Read more → ]
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Apple’s new CEO, Tim Cook, could be the world’s most powerful gay executive

Thursday, August 25, 2011
The sudden resignation on Wednesday of Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs paves the way for the ascension of Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook, who, upon being named Apple’s new CEO, was hailed by many in the LGBT community as possibly the world’s most powerful gay executive. [ Read more → ]
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Gay activist calls for boycott of retailers supporting Christian Values Network

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
San Francisco based gay activist and blogger Roy Steele is organizing, and calling for a nationwide boycott of retailer’s enrolled in the Christian Values Network (CVN) shopping web portal, including Sears, Walmart, Sam's Club and Target. [ Read more → ]
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Apple pulls iTunes store from anti-gay ‘Christian Values Network’

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Apple has removed their iTunes store from the “Christan Values Network” (CVN) after more than 22,000 people signed a petition on Change.org asking the technology company to stop allowing the funding of anti-gay organizations such as Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council. [ Read more → ]
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Microsoft removes online store from anti-gay ‘Christian Values Network’

Saturday, July 9, 2011
Microsoft Corporation on Thursday removed its online store from the “Christian Values Network” after more than 500 people signed a Change.org petition asking the software company to stop allowing the funding of anti-gay “hate groups." [ Read more → ]
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Apple dumps ‘Gay Cure’ iPhone App after 146,000 people petition for its removal

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Truth Wins Out and Change.org praised Apple today after the company removed a virulently anti-gay iPhone app launched by Exodus International that promoted “curing” gay people. [ Read more → ]
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Petition asks Apple to remove ‘ex-gay’ group Exodus’ iPhone app

Saturday, March 12, 2011
Exodus International, the notorious "ex-gay" organization that claims to offer “freedom from homosexuality," has released an iPhone app that, according to its website, is "designed to be a useful resource for men, women, parents, students, and ministry leaders." [ Read more → ]
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Apple rejects anti-gay ‘Manhattan Declaration’ from App Store — again

Saturday, January 1, 2011
Apple has once again rejected the anti-gay iPhone application, Manhattan Declaration, from its App Store even after its creators submitted a revision. [ Read more → ]
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Apple removes anti-gay ‘Manhattan Declaration’ application from App Store

Thursday, December 2, 2010
Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Apple removed the new “Manhattan Declaration” application from it’s App store after a petition of over 8,000 signatures was sent to them decrying the anti-gay marriage messaging it carried. Pro-Hate groups are flipping out of course. The application, dubbed Manhattan Declaration... [ Read more → ]
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New app turns iPhone device into ‘gaydar beacon’

Friday, July 2, 2010
Wouldn't it be great if there was some kind of "gaydar detector" that would tell you if someone was gay or not? Guess what, there's an app for that! "Bandana - The Gaydar App" is new for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. [ Read more → ]
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