Apple and more than 40 of America's largest companies, many from the tech sector, signed an open letter opposing more than a dozen "anti-LGBTQ" bills moving through state legislatures across the country, saying measures included the proposed laws would marginalize staff and negatively impact business.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has declared there is "so much more" everyone can do to help prevent bullying and harassment of LGBTQ teenagers and young people at the 15th annual GLSEN Respect Awards on Friday, where the chief executive was honored for being an advocate.
Apple CEO Tim Cook made an appearance at the annual San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday, joining Apple employees in marching through the city, recognizing and celebrating the LGBTQ community and connected good causes.
Apple has once again claimed a score of 100 — the highest possible — on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, gauging U.S. businesses' treatment of LGBTQ people both in and outside of the workplace.
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.
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.
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.
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.