Tag Archives: Tim Cook

RUSSIA: Anti-Gay Lawmaker Calls From Banning Apple CEO Tim Cook “For Life”

“What could he bring us? The ebola virus, AIDS, gonorrhea? They all have unseemly ties over there. Ban him for life.” – St. Petersburg lawmaker Vitaly Milonov, calling for Russia to ban Apple CEO Tim Cook from ever visiting. Milonov, who is partly responsible for Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda,” has led numerous anti-gay demonstrations, some of which have resulted …

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LGBT Business Group Lauds Tim Cook

Via press release from Out Leadership: Out Leadership, a strategic advisory firm dedicated to cultivating LGBT and ally senior leaders to create global business opportunity and drive equality forward, congratulates Apple CEO Tim Cook on the occasion of his coming out publicly. “While Tim Cook chose to publicly identify himself as gay for the first time yesterday, he and Apple …

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HRC Reacts To Sen. Ted Cruz

“It’s curious that virtually everything that comes out of Senator Cruz’s mouth is either an insult or a put-down. Today, it was Tim Cook, LGBT Americans and three of the GOP’s most revered leaders. Positivity training should be on his to-do list. Lighten up, Ted. Coming out is the most courageous and important thing that an LGBT person will do …

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Syndicated Radio Hosts Attack Tim Cook

Wikipedia: “The Rick and Bubba Show is heard each weekday morning on their flagship station WZZK and on over 50 radio stations in 15 states – mostly in the Southern United States.” UPDATE: Perhaps out of shame, but more likely due to the widespread outrage, the duo has removed the clip from their Facebook page and made it private on …

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Bill Clinton Congratulates Tim Cook

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The above money beg appears in the middle of Free Republic’s sadz fest about Tim Cook.

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Sen. Ted Cruz: Being Gay Is Tim Cook’s Personal Choice But I Love My iPhone

The Hill reports on Sen. Ted Cruz’ reaction to today’s coming out by Apple CEO Tim Cook: “Those are his personal choices. I’ll tell you, I love my iPhone,” Cruz said. “Listen, Tim Cook makes his personal decisions, and that is his life. My focus is on the constitutional question of who has the authority to make decisions,” he later …

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Tim Cook: I’m Proud To Be Gay

“While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me. Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into …

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ALABAMA: Apple CEO Tim Cook Slams Home State About LGBT Rights

Via Cult Of Mac: Tim Cook has spoken out about the need for his home state of Alabama to better address LGBT rights in a speech delivered today at the Alabama Academy of Honor induction, in front of Governor Robert Bentley. Cook discussed his admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and noted how, “I could never understand why some …

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Apple To Improve iCloud Security

Apple CEO Tim Cook today vowed to make it harder for hackers to access information stored on the company’s iCloud service. Cook said celebrities’ iCloud accounts were compromised when hackers correctly answered security questions to obtain their passwords, or when they were victimized by a phishing scam to obtain user IDs and passwords. He said none of the Apple IDs …

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Apple Posts SF Pride Clip

Last weekend Apple CEO Tim Cook marched in San Francisco’s gay pride parade. Yesterday Apple posted the below clip. Via Apple Insider: Set to Coldplay’s “A Sky Full of Stars,” the short film is done in the style of Apple’s typical store opening featurettes, which let the images do the talking instead of overdubbed narration. The video starts out by …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Marches In SF Pride

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CNBC Host Casually Outs Apple CEO Tim Cook, Panel Reacts With Awkward Silence

That Apple CEO Tim Cook is gay isn’t exactly a secret – after all, he’s regularly listed at the top of Out Magazine‘s annual list of the “Most Powerful Gays” in America. Still, there was some awkward silence today on CNBC after one of the panelists casually dropped Cook’s name as one of the nation’s gay CEOs. Valleywag weighs in: …

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Out Issues Power 50 Ranking

Out Magazine today published its eighth annual ranking of the 50 most powerful LGBT people in the United States.  Here’s a bit of the list. 1. Ellen DeGeneres 2. Tim Cook 3. Rachel Maddow 4. Sen. Tammy Baldwin 5. Glenn Greenwald 6. Ryan Murphy 7. Neil Patrick Harris 8. Andy Cohen 9. Michael Sam 10. Robin Roberts Homocon billionaire Peter …

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Apple CEO Reaffirms ENDA Support

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Apple CEO: We Must Pass ENDA

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is reportedly gay but has not publicly come out, endorsed the passage of ENDA during a speech at Auburn University.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Backs ENDA

“Apple’s anti-discrimination policy goes beyond the legal protections U.S. workers currently enjoy under federal law, most notably because we prohibit discrimination against Apple’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees. A bill now before the U.S. Senate would update those employment laws, at long last, to protect workers against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We urge senators to …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Tops Out’s Power 50

Via press release: Tim Cook, number 1 on this year’s Power 50 list, took charge of tech giant Apple as CEO in 2011 and has guided the company through significant upgrades on all of its product lines and helped the brand increase its market share to 20% of all money spent on U.S. consumer technology. This year marks the first …

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Apple To Open US Factory

In a televised interview with NBC, Apple’s quietly gay CEO Tim Cook yesterday revealed that next year his company will be opening a manufacturing facility in the United States. Mac fans will have to wait to see which Mac line it will be because Apple, widely known for its secrecy, left it vague. “We’ve been working for years on doing …

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