April 1st Events

April 1st

04-01-1976 Apple Inc. – The company was founded on this day by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak. CEO is Tim Cook. Apple has a long record of supporting the LGBT community. In 2014, thousands of Apple employees celebrated Pride. After the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision regarding marriage equality, Apple released a statement stating, “Apple strongly supports marriage equality and we consider it a civil rights issue. We applaud the Supreme Court for it decisions today.”

04-01-2001 Netherlands legalizes same-sex marriage, the first country to do so.

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