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Apple's Cook, other tech VIPs push back at Indiana 'anti-gay' law

CEO Tim Cook says Apple is "deeply disappointed" in law's passage, and other tech luminaries flex their economic muscle to put pressure on the state.

By March 27, 2015


Anti-gay Twitter hashtag hijacked by wit

A virulently anti-gay Twitter feed--@LGBTfacts--uses the hashtag #LGBTFacts to spread its word. However, those with a different perspective decide to offer their own thoughts to the same hashtag.

By January 24, 2012


Yelp to pull critical reviews of anti-gay marriage bridal store

A bridal store refuses to sell a wedding dress to a gay woman because of her sexual orientation. The store quickly receives a backlash on Yelp. But do these reviews break Yelp's guidelines? Yelp says yes and is pulling the reviews.

By August 18, 2011


Steve Jobs mocked in anti-gay marriage '1984' spoof

Apple approves, then removes, an app from an organization opposed to gay marriage. Group retaliates by creating a "1984" ad featuring Jobs as Big Brother.

By December 17, 2010


Apple removes anti-gay app from App Store

Following an online petition from Change.org, Apple pulls iPhone app Manhattan Declaration, saying the app "is offensive to large groups of people."

By December 1, 2010


Apple to oppose anti-gay marriage ballot question

The company will donate $100,000 to the No on Prop 8 campaign, which opposes a California ballot initiative that would bar same-sex couples from marrying.

By October 24, 2008


Google opposes anti-gay marriage measure

Search giant decides to take a public stand against Proposition 8, which is on the November ballot in California.

By September 27, 2008


Apple is obviously a cult (and Samsung isn't), says cultural historian

Technically Incorrect: From the huge doors of Apple Stores to the architecture that generally makes you feel small, Apple shows many characteristics of a clever sect. So says an intellectual.

By September 27, 2015


As pride soars, Apple adds LGBT featured section to the App Store

Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.

By June 26, 2015


Silicon Valley tweets and posts pride after US Supreme Court ruling

Leaders of companies exult online and plaster rainbows over corporate logos in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling striking down bans on same sex marriage.

By June 26, 2015