Alan Turing's Story Inspires Petitions To Pardon Gay Men
Inspired by the film "The Imitation Game," there are new petitions to pardon gay men convicted under outdated British laws.By Christina Hartman | February 23, 2015
The man who broke the Nazi Enigma code during World War II was once chemically castrated, prosecuted for being gay. (Video via The Weinstein Company / "The Imitation Game")
Inspired by the movie "The Imitation Game" about Alan Turing's life and work, there are new petitions to pardon the men convicted under those laws.
Turing's family just delivered this one on Change.org to British Prime Minister David Cameron. It has more than half a million supporters.