Skip to comments.Apple CEO Tim Cook: Being gay is God's greatest gift to me
Posted on 10/25/2018 9:47:06 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Four years ago, Tim Cook became the first CEO of a major company to come out as gay. He says he's happy about that distinction and his decision.
"I'm very proud of it," the Apple (AAPL) CEO told Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday in an exclusive interview for her program on CNN International and PBS. Being gay is "God's greatest gift to me," he said.
Cook came out on October 30, 2014. His sexual orientation had been widely rumored beforehand though he had not confirmed it publicly.
"I was public because I started to receive stories from kids who read online that I was gay," he told Amanpour.
He said the emails and letters came from children who said they had been ostracized, bullied or abused because of their sexual orientation.
Cook said he is a private person but ultimately decided that he was being "selfish" by keeping quiet about his identity when he could help people by coming out.
"I needed to do something for them," Cook said. He wanted to demonstrate to gay children that they "can be gay and still go on and do some big jobs in life." Cook said he was shocked that he was the first out CEO of a Fortune 500 company. He said he is glad other CEOs have come out since, although that wasn't his goal.
Coming out has also helped Cook as a leader, he said.
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Tim, I know this is going to disappoint you to hear...but NOBODY CARES!
Beyond lies & blasphemy...and another reason why I’ll never own an Apple product.
As opposed to being born in the USA, having the gift of reason and faith?>
It’s God’s greatest gift to us. You won’t reproduce.
That is taking the
Lord’s name in vain!!!
If he knew God he would know that he doesn’t approve.
But the money doesnt hurt.
God’s greatest gift to him is a preference for unnatural sex. His god is my devil.
It is not “first” about being gay, it is about what comes first in his life:
Well, that and Preparation H.
Up is down, right is wrong, truth is lies, the Church is evil, Satan is good, the ways of the world....
Dear Lord, please remember that we are One Nation, Under God, Indivisible with Liberty and Justice For All...this Nation Shall not Perish....
Spare us despite the wicked men and women in our land. Keep me on a path of righteousness and forgive me for when I stray. In Jesus Name I pray.
Being gay is “God’s greatest gift to me,” he said.
Go back in the closet, freak.
And yet you will never be completely you until you lay your life on the altar, and let God shape you into the person he created you to be.
He knows who you are, he knows who he intended you to be, he knows how you came to be the way you are, and he knows who you can still be once you give him the keys. You may be a good person, but whatever you are, there is more, and you'll only find out what that is once he takes up residence in your soul.
Actually, God cares. And that is the tragedy of this.
Yes Tim, God is ONLY LOVE and is all about “Love”.....
He’ll just pat you on the back and say “good job”!
These nuts have no idea what Hell awaits them the second they die.
There was once a time when, when you looked up “GAY MEN” or “HOMOSEXUAL MEN HEALTH ISSUES” “DISEASE RATES” “SICKNESSES,” etc.,
you got actual studies.
Those days are over.
Now you get news about how much money is needed to combat the special issues gay people face, such as sadness, because of “hate.”
Google has completely deep-sixes the information that used to be there...
Mostly about what a health curse it is to be a homosexual.
Now, on the first page of a search: “The Ontario Rainbow Coalition... Join Now!”
...And these are the people who control information.
oh. do shut up!!!
The Apple stockholders aren’t complaining....
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