January 30


Benedict Cumberbatch And Stephen Fry Among Supporters Of Request For LGBT Pardon

EILE Magazine

Alan_Turing_photo, head and shoulders, tweed jacket Alan Turing, photo Elliott & Fry Studio 1951

An open letter, calling on the British Government to pardon 49,000 individuals, of which 15,000 are still living today, who were convicted of homosexual acts, has been signed by such luminaries as Stephen Fry and Benedict Cumberbatch, along with Alan Turing’s niece, Rachel Barnes, and the director of the Imitation Games, Morten Tyldum.

The letter states:

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