THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE PINK HUMANIST

THE LATEST ISSUE OF THE PINK HUMANIST – The latest issue of the Pink Humanist – the online magazine published by UK gay humanist charity the Pink Triangle Trust – has been published. The magazine’s contents include “From Russia with Hate” which examines what, if anything, can be accomplished by boycotting Russian goods and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a means of protesting at the wave of homophobia that is sweeping the country. There is a report on the fear that has overtaken gay rights campaigners in Cameroon following the brutal murder of activist Eric Lembembe.

Turing Pardon Bill Due for Second reading This Week

The Alan Turing Pardon Bill, first introduced as a Private members Bill in The House of Lords, will have its second reading in the Lords this week. Lord Sharkey’s Bill, introduced last year as mathematicians, scientists, LGBT activists and Turing fans in general celebrated Turing’s centenary, adds to the posthumous apology given by Gordon Brown […]

Bletchley Park Goes Rainbow

Sir John Dermot Turing spoke movingly of his uncle’s arrest – on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation – and subsequent appalling treatment at the hands of the legal system in the 1950s in a speech that rounded off a fantastic array of events and speeches at the Pre-Launch of LGBT History Month 2013 […]

Head of GCHQ Attacks Treatment of Turing

The head of GCHQ has spoken with regret of the treatment of Alan Turing, the second world war codebreaker and mathematical genius, who killed himself in 1954, two years after being convicted of homosexuality, which was then a criminal offence. In a rare speech to mark the centenary of Turing’s birth, Iain Lobban said the unique […]

New Turing Exhibition Opened at Bletchley Park

Family and colleagues of Alan Turing gathered together on the 5th of March to celebrate the official opening of ‘The Life and Works of Alan Turing’ at Bletchley Park. The exhibition, in Block ‘B’, is part of an ongoing development and contains a host of new memorabilia that was secured by previous director Simon Greenish […]

New Turing Tribute and DVD

A tribute to Alan Turing is now available on the WHOF (Wipe Out Homophobia on Facebok) site. Written by Pink Triangle Theatre’s Paul Burgess, it provides a potted biography and access to a DVD made by the PTT, which is also available on YouTube. To see the page, go here.