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  1. Business World Welcomes Gay CEO

    Praise has poured in for Apple chief Tim Cook, who came out yesterday in a Bloomberg Businessweek essay, making him the only openly gay CEO in the Fortune 500. Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein said that Cook’s gesture “will resonate powerfully,” while Mark Zuckerberg described Cook as “a real, courageous and authentic leader.” The muted conservative response may indicate that homosexuality is no longer a wedge issue in American culture and business — even though workers in 29 states can still be fired for being gay.

    NYT, New Yorker, Fortune

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