"We pave the sunlit path toward justice together, brick by brick. This is my brick."

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out:

I don’t consider myself an activist, but I realize how much I’ve benefited from the sacrifice of others. So if hearing that the CEO of Apple is gay can help someone struggling to come to terms with who he or she is, or bring comfort to anyone who feels alone, or inspire people to insist on their equality, then it’s worth the trade-off with my own privacy.

Tim Cook Speaks Up | Businessweek