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Apple reveals long-anticipated ‘smartwatch’ and new, larger iPhones

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, discusses the new iPhone 6, center, and iPhone 6 plus, right, on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif.
CUPERTINO, Calif. -- Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that aims to put many of the functions of a smartphone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length from the wearer's eyes. The Apple Watch, the company's first completely new product in four years and its first wearable device, is also Apple's...

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Apple video commemorates LGBT pride: ‘Inclusion inspires innovation’

Monday, July 7, 2014
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In a new video posted on its YouTube page Monday, Apple documents its participation in San Francisco's LGBT Pride parade on June 29, where thousands of Apple employees marched in the company's first ever officially sanctioned Pride parade. The short film is set to Coldplay's "A Sky Full of Stars."

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

Friday, April 11, 2014
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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.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook endorses LGBT workplace protections in Auburn speech

Monday, December 16, 2013
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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.

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LGBT History Month profile: Entrepreneur, Apple CEO Tim Cook

Monday, October 14, 2013
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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.

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Digital comic blocked over ‘tiny porno images’ depicting gay sex

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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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.

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Major U.S. corporations call on Supreme Court to strike down gay marriage bans

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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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.

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies at 56

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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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.

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Apple’s new CEO, Tim Cook, could be the world’s most powerful gay executive

Thursday, August 25, 2011
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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.

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Gay activist calls for boycott of retailers supporting Christian Values Network

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
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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.

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