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WWII Gay Codebreaker Alan Turing Finally Gets his own Stamp…

Alan Turing, the gay mathematician who helped break the Nazi’s Enigma code in WWII, is being honored with a stamp in his native United Kingdom. It’s a bittersweet honor for Turing, who was sentenced to chemical castration because of “gross indecency” in 1952 and committed suicide in 1954. Online petitions call for his conviction to be posthumously pardoned. To mark …

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