27th February 2015
Lib Dems to back campaign to pardon gay sex offences 11
7:01 PM — The Liberal Democrats are set to pledge support for a campaign to pardon men convicted of historic gay sex offences - despite fears it could end up helping paedophiles.
26th February 2015
YouGov: Two thirds of public say pardon men convicted of gross indecency 15
2:39 PM — Two in three voters believe the UK Government should pardon all men convicted of gross indecency under anti-gay laws, a YouGov poll shows.
23rd February 2015
Imitation Game director: A gay sex scene wouldn’t have enriched Turing’s character 25
8:50 AM — The director of 'The Imitation Game' is the latest to hit back at critics who have suggested that it downplayed Alan Turing's sexuality.
22nd February 2015
Alan Turing’s family to deliver pardons petition to 10 Downing Street 12
4:27 PM — Relatives of codebreaker Alan Turing will deliver a petition to 10 Downing Street, calling for all men persecuted for their sexuality to be pardoned.
14th February 2015
Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch marries fiancée 11
7:13 PM — Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has married his fiancée, Sophie Hunter.
13th February 2015
Alan Turing’s nephew: ‘I’m not sure his Royal Pardon added a great deal’ 8
3:39 PM — One of Alan Turing's last surviving relatives has spoken in an interview to say that he isn't sure that a posthumous pardon "added a great deal", but did praise it for drawing attention to others convicted under a gross indecency law.
8th February 2015
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game snubbed at BAFTAs 58
9:25 PM — The Imitation Game has failed to win a single award at the BAFTAs, despite being tipped to be a big winner at the ceremony.
5th February 2015
Hand-written notes by Alan Turing’s colleagues discovered at Bletchley Park 27
1:09 PM — Notes hand-written by Alan Turing's fellow codebreakers, have been found at Bletchley Park, and will soon go on display at a museum.
27th January 2015
Italy: Street named after gay codebreaker Alan Turing 1
6:28 PM — A street in the city of Catania, Sicily is to be named in honour of gay codebreaker Alan Turing.
15th January 2015
Turing film ‘The Imitation Game’ nominated for eight Oscars 32
2:46 PM — Alan Turing biopic 'The Imitation Game' has been nominated for eight Oscars for the ceremony taking place in a month.
8th January 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch to become a father 4
12:26 AM — Benedict Cumberbatch who played gay war hero Alan Turing in the The Imitation Game, has announced that he and his fiancée Sophie Hunter are expecting a baby.
5th January 2015
WATCH: Benedict Cumberbatch speaks emotionally about Alan Turing 9
3:08 PM — Benedict Cumberbatch has given an impassioned speech about late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing.
3rd December 2014
‘Imitation Game’ actor: I’m glad we didn’t do a gay sex scene – it would’ve been too far 27
3:52 PM — An actor from 'The Imitation Game' film about late gay codebreaker and computer genius Alan Turing, has said he is "glad" the film didn't include a gay sex scene.
19th November 2014
Peter Tatchell: Homophobia still persists long after Alan Turing’s death 4
1:46 PM — Peter Tatchell writes that homophobia is still a problem in the UK, long after the death of Alan Turing.
3rd November 2014
Imitation Game writer: Everyone told me a film about Alan Turing was a terrible idea 5
6:53 PM — The writer of Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has revealed he was repeatedly advised not to make the film.
2nd November 2014
Was a gay sex scene removed from Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game? 27
12:27 PM — A gay sex scene was present in an early draft of Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, but was reportedly cut from the final film.
Benedict Cumberbatch: Gay codebreaker Alan Turing should be on a banknote 5
11:57 AM — Benedict Cumberbatch has called for gay codebreaking hero Alan Turing to be put on a banknote.
15th October 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch: Experimenting sexually at boarding school wasn’t about desire 14
3:11 PM — Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about sexual experimentation at his boarding school.
Benedict Cumberbatch says he’d defend gay rights ‘to the death’ 4
12:18 PM — In an interview with OUT magazine, the actor Benedict Cumberbatch has stated he would defend gay people “to the death”. Benedict is set to star in The Imitation Game as the lead role Alan Turing. Gay World War II codebreaker Alan Turing was convicted of ‘gross indecency’ in 1952 after having sex with a man, […]
12th October 2014
How to be the next Conchita Wurst, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 1
9:08 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.