Apple Celebrates Pride in San Francisco Parade

Apple this weekend participated in the annual San Francisco Pride Parade, as part of its longstanding support of the LGBTQ community.

apple pride 2018


Apple's CEO Tim Cook, environmental chief Lisa Jackson, and health and fitness director Jay Blahnik were among the many Apple employees who marched in the parade, wearing Pride-themed t-shirts with rainbow-colored Apple logos.


Apple also had a dedicated area at One Market Plaza where people could leave their signature or a message, take Animoji photos, and more.


Apple has been celebrating Pride throughout the month of June, introducing a new Pride-themed Apple Watch band and watch face at WWDC. The company routinely supports laws that protect LGBTQ rights, and opposes laws that discriminate.

Note: All forum members and site visitors are welcome to read and follow this thread, but commenting is limited to forum members with at least 100 posts.

Tag: Pride

Top Rated Comments

kildraik Avatar
45 months ago
I keep wondering what Apple is actually doing these days.

Seems like a liberal’s dream. Little work, lots of pride, and a bunch of pissed off customers in its wake.
Score: 149 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vartanarsen Avatar
45 months ago
I miss Steve Jobs :(. Top notch software, top notch product. 0 activism
Score: 90 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bladerunner2000 Avatar
45 months ago
Cook would be a better activist than CEO of a multi billion dollar company. Try making a good computer Tim, you guys have made total garbage for the last 5 years. How's that Mac Pro coming along?
Score: 70 Votes (Like | Disagree)
logicstudiouser Avatar
45 months ago
Is any of this stuff even having an effect on our society?
LGBT rights around the world in the last 10 years....big difference.
Score: 46 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pika2000 Avatar
45 months ago
I keep wondering what Apple is actually doing these days.

Seems like a liberal’s dream. Little work, lots of pride, and a bunch of pissed off customers in its wake.
- Designing mobile chips that is arguable the most efficient one to date.
- Designing a family of mobile chips to complement the bet in mobile (Sx, Wx, etc).
- Designing biometric security rivaling Hollywood motion capture in a size of your pocket (FaceID)
- Designing AR ecosystem, complete with mobile APIs and software+hardware integration
Just to name a few.

Steve Jobs removed "computer" from the company's name long time ago. Apple is a technology company, not a PC company.
[doublepost=1529903584][/doublepost]
Cook would be a better activist than CEO of a multi billion dollar company. Try making a good computer Tim, you guys have made total garbage for the last 5 years. How's that Mac Pro coming along?
Apple is a publicly traded company. If Tim Cook wasn't a good CEO, the board of directors would've voted him out. No secrets here, it's the same as any publicly traded companies.
Score: 40 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AtomicGrog Avatar
45 months ago
Just the first few posts show how contentious the subject is... am not into this stuff myself (LGBQTXYZ) and am happy provided it's not shoved down my throat, for this thread I skipped the article and went to the thread for the lols
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

telsa cyberwhistle

Elon Musk Urges Customers to Buy 'Tesla Cyberwhistle' Instead of Apple Polishing Cloth

Wednesday December 1, 2021 4:01 am PST by
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has encouraged customers to buy the "Cyberwhistle" for $50 instead of Apple's much-discussed Polishing Cloth. The product page, which Musk shared on Twitter on Tuesday evening, offers a limited edition stainless steel whistle with the same distinctive design of the Tesla Cybertruck:Inspired by Cybertruck, the limited-edition Cyberwhistle is a premium collectible made from ...
iPhone SE Cosmopolitan Clean

New iPhone SE Reportedly on Track for Release in First Quarter of 2022

Tuesday November 30, 2021 8:08 am PST by
Apple plans to release a third-generation iPhone SE in the first quarter of 2022, according to Taiwanese research firm TrendForce. If this timeframe proves to be accurate, we can expect the device to be released by the end of March. As previously rumored, TrendForce said the new iPhone SE will remain a mid-range smartphone with added support for 5G:In terms of product development, Apple is...
maxresdefault

Five Features to Look Forward to in the 2022 MacBook Air

Tuesday November 30, 2021 1:51 pm PST by
In 2022, Apple is going to release an updated version of the MacBook Air with some of the biggest design changes that we've seen since 2010, when Apple introduced the 11 and 13-inch size options. In the video below, we highlight five features that you need to know about the new machine. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. No More Wedge Design - Current MacBook...
2017 apple tv

Cyber Monday: Original Apple TV 4K Drops to $99.99 for Amazon Prime Members

Monday November 29, 2021 12:01 pm PST by
We've been tracking Apple product and accessory deals for Cyber Monday 2021 today, and now Woot is offering a solid discount on the previous generation 32GB Apple TV 4K. You can get this device in new condition for just $99.99 if you're an Amazon Prime member. Note that this sale will last for one day only. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a...
apple top apps games 2020

Apple Reveals the Most Downloaded iOS Apps and Games of 2021

Thursday December 2, 2021 12:05 am PST by
Along with naming its editorial picks for the top apps and games of 2021, Apple today shared charts for the most downloaded free and paid apps and games in the United States across 2021. The number one most downloaded free iPhone app was TikTok, followed by YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook. The top paid iPhone apps included Procreate Pocket, HotSchedules, The Wonder Weeks, and Touch...
Mac Notebook Upgrade Program

Apple Introduces New MacBook Upgrade Program for Business Partners

Monday November 29, 2021 7:38 am PST by
In association with CIT as the financing partner, Apple has launched a new Mac Upgrade Program for small businesses and Apple business partners that allow companies to easily distribute and upgrade their fleets of MacBooks at an affordable price to all of their workers. As outlined on CIT's website, shared by Max Weinbach, Apple Business Partners can distribute the 13-inch MacBook Pro,...
airpods prototype translucent

Transparent AirPods and 29W Power Adapter Prototypes Surface in Photos

Tuesday November 30, 2021 7:16 am PST by
Images of transparent prototype AirPods and a 29W Apple power adapter have been shared on Twitter by Apple device collector Giulio Zompetti. The prototypes, which appear to be either first-generation or second-generation AirPods, feature clear plastic along the stem and around the outer side of the earbud, with the normal white plastic on the inner side of the earbud. Transparent casings are ...
apple view concept right corner

Apple Planning to Replace the iPhone With AR Headset in 10 Years

Wednesday December 1, 2021 2:29 am PST by
Apple is planning to replace the iPhone with an augmented reality (AR) headset in 10 years, a process that is apparently due to start as soon as next year with the launch of a head-mounted device, according to a recent report. Concept render of Apple's rumored AR headset by Antonio De Rosa In a note to investors seen by MacRumors, eminent analyst Ming-Chi Kuo explained that "Apple's goal is...