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Scots MP introduces Turing Law to quash anti-gay convictions

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A Scottish National Party MP has today introduced a private member’s bill in the UK parliament to automatically pardon all gay and bisexual men who were cautioned or convicted under homophobic laws which are no longer on the statute book. John Nicolson MP, the SNP spokesperson on Culture, topped the ballot for private members’ bills and is now building cross-party ...

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To Kill a Machine in Need of a Heart

To Kill a Machine, a new full length play written by Welsh writer Catrin Fflur Huws about the life of Alan Turing.

Director: Angharad Lee

Scriptography Productions

Dress Rehearsal

May 5 2015

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Scriptography Productions’ To Kill a Machine written by Catrin Fflur Huws is a study of the life of Alan Turing – the man who broke the code for Nazi Germany’s Enigma encryption machine while working at Bletchley Park. However, his staggering life time of achievements quite rightfully took a backseat as it focused on the man behind all of that. ...

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Queer highlights of Edinburgh Fringe 2015

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This year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival features fifty plus queer themed shows, KaleidoScot explores some of them for the LGBTI festival goers. Some of the highlights include contemporary dance with a genderqueer theme Boys Who Like to Play With Dolls (12th to 22nd August at DanceBase) that I set in “a world where masculinity and femininity are unrelated to male and female forms”. ...

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Labour proposes “Turing Law”

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A Labour government would create new legislation to ensure posthumous pardons for gay men convicted under historical indecency laws, leader Ed Miliband has announced. Miliband’s proposed law would allow family and friends of deceased men to request historical convictions for “gross indecency” to be overturned, and would be named “Turing’s Law” in memory of computer scientist and cryptanalyst Alan Turing, ...

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