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Apple, other tech giants sign letter opposing Trump administration's attempt to define gender

11/02/2018, 08:11 pm

Apple and more than 50 major U.S. companies drafted a letter this week supporting the legal rights of transgender people as the Trump administration reportedly considers narrowing gender definitions.

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Apple Watch Pride face is blocked in Russia by watchOS 5

08/31/2018, 09:08 am

Developer discovers that the LGBTQ-friendly Watch face is prevented by code from being accessed in that country.

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Apple's Tim Cook to speak at Loveloud Festival on July 28

07/25/2018, 03:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be one of the featured speakers at this Saturday's Loveloud Festival, an AT&T-backed event meant to promote support of LGBTQ youth.

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Tim Cook, other Apple execs join in 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade

06/24/2018, 05:06 pm

Apple's workforce turned out en masse for the annual San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, including appearances by CEO Tim Cook and fellow executives Lisa Jackson and Jay Blahnik.

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Apple Australia airs four wedding-themed 'First Dance' ads for iPhone X

02/25/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple this weekend premiered four new "Shot on iPhone" ads for the iPhone X in Australia, all themed around first dances at weddings.

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Apple among 76 companies asking Supreme Court to clarify protections for gay employees

10/11/2017, 01:10 pm

A collection of 76 businesses -- including the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft -- has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case that should clarify whether a law against workplace sex discrimination also covers a worker's sexual orientation.

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump's ban on transgender soldiers

07/26/2017, 04:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Twitter's own Jack Dorsey.

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Apple donating some proceeds from Apple Watch Pride band to LGBTQ groups

06/22/2017, 11:06 am

Some of the money generated from the "Pride Edition" nylon band for the Apple Watch is going towards LBGTQ advocacy groups in the U.S. and abroad, Apple quietly announced this week.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other executives urge Texas not to pass anti-trans 'bathroom bill'

05/29/2017, 10:05 am

Executives from 14 companies such as Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and Google have sent a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, asking him and the state legislature not to pass a bill that would block transgendered people from using bathrooms matching their gender identities.

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Cook talks Apple's social activism in interview promoting World AIDS Day plans

11/30/2016, 12:11 pm

In an interview published on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook touted the company's World AIDS Day charity initiatives, while insisting that he and the company are acting beyond selfish interests.

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Apple, 67 other businesses file against North Carolina's HB2 'bathroom' law

07/08/2016, 05:07 pm

Apple and 67 other businesses have signed a new amicus brief, supporting the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to halt the enforcement of HB2, a North Carolina law forcing people to use bathrooms corresponding to their birth gender.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks LGBT rights, Syrian refugees in accepting 'Ripple of Hope' award

12/09/2015, 03:12 pm

On Tuesday night, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook formally accepted his "Ripple of Hope" award from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, speaking for almost 12 minutes on a variety of hot-button issues.

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For 14th year in a row, Apple achieves perfect score in Human Rights Campaign's LGBT rankings

12/03/2015, 09:12 am

Apple and 20 other tech companies achieved perfect scores on this year's Corporate Equality Index, a Human Rights Campaign project ranking US companies on their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered workers.

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