Apple May Expand In India, Where Homosexuality Is Outlawed
Should businesses refuse to have factories in countries that ban homosexuality? Apple CEO Tim Cook, a gay man, recently met with the Indian Prime Minister about expanding their operations in India. India, however, has made being LGBTQ illegal — much like China, where Apple already has factories. That and more in our monthly roundup of homophobia around the world.
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