Tim Cook, the Apple CEO who grew up in a rural town in Alabama (footnote 1), took the entire state of Alabama to task for moving too slowly on LGBT rights. From the Montgomery Advertiser:
“As a state, we took too long to take steps toward equality,” said to a crowd gathered in the Old House Chamber at the Alabama State Capitol. “We were too slow on equality for African-Americans. We were too slow on interracial marriage. And we are still too slow on equality for the LGBT community.”
Alabama’s governor and many state officials were in the audience. Let’s hope they heard the message (footnote 3).
1. Like my husband. The rural town in Alabama part, not the Apple CEO part (footnote 2).
2. Could you imagine! I’d be wearing my Apple Watch right now.
3. You can get fired in Alabama for being gay. The same thing is sadly true in my state.