The five things you need to know on Thursday June 30, 2016… 1) MAYBE IT’S MAY, BELIEVE It was Lenin* who said “There are
'Their suffering was our loss.'
The head of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has apologised for its "horrifying" treatment of Alan Turing
A revolution in technology over the past decade has shaken up business models underpinning everything from how we share and consume news and ideas, to how we shop or find a date. We live in an on-demand world, and as we enter the final weeks of the 2015 election, we're seeing how democracy is also being reshaped by the web.
A lot of LGBT scientists did not 'come out' in the past because they lived in a time where being gay or bisexual or transgender was quite simply not accepted. But they don't have to do that anymore. So let's solve this lack of knowledge about LGBT scientists. Here are seven scientists you probably didn't know were LGBT (or maybe you didn't even know they existed!).
Benedict Cumberbatch may have lost out on an Oscar to his fellow Brit Eddie Redmayne, but, for his committed portrayal of
Ed Miliband has announced a Labour government will offer posthumous pardons to all gay men who were convicted of a crime
The Oscars 2015 will be remembered as a night of powerful, personal speeches made via the podium from the heart. The evening's
Turing was posthumously pardoned and while he was a hero, there are thousands of casualties of that terrible law, thousands of men who are not heroes, but who cannot be overlooked for justice simply for seeking out the relationships to which all people are entitled... With this petition, I'm happy to play a small part in a campaign that can materially improve the lives of men convicted under discriminatory laws. The British government did the right thing by pardoning Turing, and now it's time for another positive step forward.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today rejected a plea to get involved in a campaign to pardon tens of thousands of gay