Apple employees take to the streets for San Francisco Pride Parade


Apple employees in Pride parade
Apple has long supported LGBT rights.
Photo: Tim Cook/Twitter CC

Tim Cook, Lisa P. Jackson, and other Apple employees took part in the San Francisco Pride parade over the weekend. As part of the festivities, Apple employees passed out Apple Pride T-shirts featuring the company’s official Apple Pride logo.

“Happy Pride to the Apple employees marching today in San Francisco and to everyone celebrating Pride2018 across the country,” Apple CEO Tim Cook posted on Twitter.

Apple has long been a supporert of the annual Gay Pride parade, along with LGBT rights in general.

Cook notably came out as gay several years ago, a move that the otherwise immensely private CEO took to help break down barriers for LGBT people. He has also penned opinion pieces for The Wall Street Journal urging Congress to approve a bill designed to “protect workers against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity,” and even has an anti-discrimination bill named after himself.

Ahead of this year’s Pride Month, Apple rolled out a new Pride face for Apple Watch with watchOS 4.3.1, along with a new Pride band for its popular wearable device.


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