Cook voiced his position on the pages of The Wall Street Journal , asking the Senate to support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act.
The act is intended to protect workers from within the company from the possibility of discrimination on se-ual orientation or identity.
“At Apple, we try to make sure people understand that they don’t have to check their identity at the door,” he wrote. “We’re committed to creating a safe and welcoming workplace for all employees, regardless of their race, gender, nationality or se-ual orientation.”
“Protections that promote equality and diversity should not be conditional on someone’s se-ual orientation. For too long, too many people have had to hide that part of their identity in the workplace,” he argues.
Read his complete opinion in The Wall Street Journal.