The honor comes after he was arrested and chemically castrated for his sexuality.
March 26 2021 10:28 AM
Prime Minister Theresa May is pursuing a law named after World War II codebreaker Alan Turing to pardon 49,000 men who were convicted of gross indecency.
Although he says he's not gay, he has battled depression and honored Alan Turing in his acceptance speech at the Oscars.
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.