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Listen to Christmas Carols Performed by Alan Turing’s Computer in 1951

Have an Alan Turing Christmas with some of the very first computer music heard in the world performed by Turing’s computer back in 1951

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History
From the Science of Sex to Nazi Destroyers, 10 of the Coolest Queer People in Science

Smart is sexy — and we love these ten people who have brought the world many wonderful discoveries and inventions — all while being great LGBTQ role models!

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Gay Computer Scientist Alan Turing Beats Out MLK, Mandela as BBC’s Most Iconic Figure of 20th Century

A BBC television special titled ‘Icons: The Greatest Person of the 20th Century’ saw him beat out some of the most iconic names in modern history

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News
After Alan Turing, Thousands of British Gay and Bisexual Men Are Finally Pardoned

After years of activism by LGBT associations, the British government has pardoned tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men for the ‘crime’ of loving men.

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Politics
The UK Refuses To Pardon Men Convicted of Homosexuality

The Turing Law, which would issue a blanket pardon to all men convicted of homosexuality in the United Kingdom was shot down in Parliament.

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Books
A Look Back at 10 Awesome Geek Wins From 2014

Geeky girls and gays scored superheroic wins in TV, film, and comic books during 2014… and more bright spots are on the horizon.

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News
Alan Turing’s Relatives Ask Britain To Pardon 49,000 Guys Convicted Of Gayness

Almost makes you wonder why Americans haven’t sought federal pardons for the thousands of people prosecuted under unconstitutional sodomy laws.

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