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Alan Turing

The honor comes after he was arrested and chemically castrated for his sexuality.

March 26 2021 10:28 AM

Just years after Turing helped defeat the Nazis by breaking their codes during World War II, he was criminalized for being gay. Now Turing is being honored with his own bank note.

July 15 2019 10:46 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.

September 22 2016 10:54 AM

The 56-page manuscript contains his complex mathematical and computer science notations

April 14 2015 10:30 AM

Although he says he's not gay, he has battled depression and honored Alan Turing in his acceptance speech at the Oscars.

February 23 2015 8:54 AM

The organization geared up to celebrate, while HIV/AIDS activists prepared to protest. 

February 02 2015 4:30 PM

The Imitation Game subject was persecuted for being gay along with 49,000 other men

January 26 2015 12:59 PM
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