Apple, Google, and Amazon join list of over 50 companies opposing any Trump administration rollback of transgender rights (AAPL, GOOGL, AMZN)

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  • The Trump administration is proposing a legal definition of sex as male or female based on an individual’s sex at birth, according to a report by The New York Times.
  • On Thursday, more than 50 companies — including tech giants like Apple, Google, Amazon — signed a letter opposing any actions by the administration to legally define sex as binary and determined upon birth. 
  • “We believe no one should be discriminated against for being who they are,” said IBM’s Vice President, Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Tia Silas. 
  • More companies are expected to sign the letter in the coming days. 

The tech world has responded to The New York Times report that the Trump administration is considering rolling back transgender rights. 

On Thursday, more than 50 companies — including tech giants like Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, and Airbnb — signed a letter opposing any actions by the administration to legally define sex as binary and determined upon birth, Axios reports.

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