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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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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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The 404 782: Where I am not naming my kid Josh (podcast)

Apple approves an app that promises a "cure for homosexuality," .xxx domains are coming to the Internet, and the death of the iPod may be imminent.

By March 22, 2011

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Apple pulls 'gay cure' app following protests

Following an online petition signed by more than 150,000 people, Apple has dumped an iPhone app by a ministry that encourages gays to "cure" themselves of homosexuality.

By March 23, 2011

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Ep. 782: Where I am not naming my kid Josh

Discussion topics today include: Apple approves an app that promises a "cure for homosexuality," .XXX domains are coming to the Internet, and the death of the iPod may be imminent.

By March 22, 2011

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Google goes glossy

Yahoo launches Search Direct to compete with Google Instant, Apple pulls app that offended many by claiming to "cure" homosexuality, and Google launches a quarterly online magazine for high-brows.

By March 24, 2011

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Apple criticized for approving 'gay cure' app

Apple has come under fire from a gay rights group over approval of an iPhone app from a ministry whose mission is to encourage people to get "cured" of homosexuality.

By March 21, 2011

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Google goes glossy

Yahoo launches Search Direct to compete with Google Instant, Apple pulls app that offended many by claiming to "cure" homosexuality, and Google launches a quarterly online magazine for high-brows.

By March 24, 2011

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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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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