Wednesday, September 9, 2009

A long overdue recognition of an injustice to a gay man and hero of WWII

Alan Turing, a mathematician who played a critical role in World War II by helping to break German military codes, was convicted under British law for his sexual orientation after the war with ultimately tragic consequences. At long last, there may be a public apology for this gross injustice: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8226509.stm .

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