The Alabama native would be 'thrilled' to serve as the namesake for a forthcoming employment nondiscrimination bill, Apple officials say.
The Colbert Report host chastised Cook for violating corporate tradition by being honest.
Russia's ban on 'gay propaganda' strikes again as the group that installed a memorial to Steve Jobs has removed the statue in St. Petersburg after Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay.
Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.
Media coverage of the Apple CEO's announcement was largely respectful, but one syndicated radio show radiated homophobia.
Long before he came out publicly as gay, the Apple CEO had been an outspoken supporter of workplace protections for LGBT people at the state and federal levels.
Comedians, newsmakers, and fellow gay techies weigh in on Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement that he is gay.