Apple CEO Tim cook participated in a gay pride parade, leading the column of the employees. The event was held on June 29. On this day, thousands of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community marched through the streets of new York, San Francisco, Seattle and other cities.
On the gay parade came around 8,000 employees Apple — so many t-shirts were printed specifically for the event. When this column was the most numerous – to support the LGBT community from Apple was released more employees than any other company. They were wearing t-shirts with “Apple” logo and were carrying rainbow flags.
“Cool hanged himself with 8000 Apple employees, friends and family. Everyone a happy Pride parade,” wrote Tim cook in his microblog. The action was also attended by Vice President of worldwide product marketing at Apple, Phil Schiller and Vice-President on ecology Lisa Jackson.
“Pride parade marked the 46th anniversary Stonevalley riots that began on the night of June 28, 1969 in new York and became the first in a series of spontaneous demonstrations against the oppression of the LGBT community. In San Francisco in the annual parade was attended by the city officials, local politicians and law enforcement officials.
On gay pride parades came and employees of other technology companies. Among others, the columns formed by the representatives of Facebook, Electronic Arts, Zynga and Xbox. From Google to the parade in San Francisco has left more than 1,000 people.
We will remind, on Friday the U.S. Supreme court ruled that the right to same-sex marriage is not contrary to the Constitution, and thus were allowed to register such marriages in any state. U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that after the legalization of gay marriage in the States, the country will achieve the same “rights” and in other States.