Although he says he's not gay, he has battled depression and honored Alan Turing in his acceptance speech at the Oscars.
The organization geared up to celebrate, while HIV/AIDS activists prepared to protest.
The Imitation Game subject was persecuted for being gay along with 49,000 other men
While accepting an award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Benedict Cumberbatch gave a passionate speech about the legacy of gay scientist Alan Turing.
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Prominent LGBT leaders want apologies and pardons for the 50,000-plus men charged in Britain with criminal homosexuality.
The man considered to be the father of modern computer science no longer guilty of 'indecency'
The most miserable of birthdays to an awful law.
Hero codebreaker may soon be pardoned for having a boyfriend.
UK band Fiction's debut cd features 'The Apple' as a tribute song to the WWII British mathematician and father of computer science