Tim Cook (Apple CEO): "I'm proud to be Gay"

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Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed Tuesday that he identifies as gay, and in doing so instantly becomes the most prominent openly gay business executive.

“While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now,” Cook says in an essay for Bloomberg BusinessWeek. “So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.“

Over the past couple of years Cook has taken a number of strong positions in favor of LGBT rights, but had chosen not to discuss his sexuality.

“I don’t consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I’ve benefited from the sacrifice of others,” Cook writes in the essay. “So if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.”

I'll be honest to say I don't pay much attention to CEO's sexual orientations, but I haven't heard of one before this (at such a prominent corporation) ....
Don't care. Dude is being a dude. If he comes out as a lizard in human skin, then I will be concerned.
10-31-2014 10:05 AM StaffPremium
I couldn't believe it when CNN put this out as breaking news? Is this really news anymore?
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I couldn't believe it when CNN put this out as breaking news? Is this really news anymore?
Originally Posted by Fshguy
Two thoughts for how to respond.

1. Yeah dude, we ALL know, no one is remotely surprised. So tired of hearing the reveal, it's as stupid as the sex of the baby announcement parties.

2. "I'm proud to be straight, it's the greatest gift God gave me", I will say never. Sexual orientation isn't something that you announce, just live your life and stfu already.

Just pick either of those to, I'm sure you can imagine the things I'd say. Then think of your response, with or against, makes no difference, and let's agree to respect each other's opinions and get back to games.
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dude quickz stop... i don't mind you spamming the forums of gaming news and entertainment news because at least it is about gaming or whatever but this is just pointless... the dude is gay so what, let CNN be the a**hole for making it news and don't stir it up...
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