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Alan Turing gets royal pardon on homosexuality 'crime'

The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.

By December 24, 2013

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Blogger claims school fired him for post about homophones

A Utah social media specialist says a Language Center believed that writing about words that sound the same but are spelled differently associated the school with a gay agenda.

By August 3, 2014

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First look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game'

Following news of the royal pardon for WWII code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing for his "crime" in the '50s of being a homosexual, "The Imitation Game" reveals its first official image from the film.

By December 27, 2013

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Code-breaker Alan Turing to be pardoned (finally)

Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.

By July 20, 2013

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'Ender's Game' author: Where's 'tolerance' now?

After gay-rights activists move to boycott the film version of "Ender's Game" to protest author Orson Scott Card's opposition to gay marriage, Card asks for tolerance of views like his.

By July 10, 2013

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Dungeons & Dragons 'destroyed people's lives'

US Southern Baptist televangelist Pat Robertson has spoken out against the evils of playing Dungeons & Dragons.

By April 28, 2013

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Gay-love text gets sender 3 years in jail

A Cameroonian man texts another man: "I am very much in love with you." That is enough to get him sent to prison. An appeal hearing held yesterday confirms his sentence.

By December 18, 2012

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Saudi Arabia objects to .bible

During the objection period for new generic Top Level Domains, Saudi Arabia launches a multitude of challenges. The domains it has issues with include .wine, .catholic, and .gay.

By August 15, 2012

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Alan Turing celebrated with Google doodle

The father of modern computing has his own doodle, 100 years after his birth.

By June 23, 2012

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Google's impossibly clever Alan Turing doodle

In a doodle celebrating the 100th birthday of Alan Turing tomorrow, Google creates a conundrum that the majority of humanity simply won't understand. This is a good thing.

By June 22, 2012