Here’s the full speech that was given by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, setting out Scotland’s apology to gay men convicted of sexual activity which is now legal. Presiding officer, I am grateful for this opportunity to address the chamber. Today […]
Due to licensing this article must be read on our website Scotland is on the verge of pardoning thousands of gay men once convicted for having sex. Under Scottish law, consensual homosexual acts between men were considered a crime until […]
A reader asks now that the Turing Law is a reality, can he claim for unfair dismissal from the army and wrongful imprisonment.
The Alan Turing law has been welcomed by John Leech, the pardon architect and campaign leader. More than 75,000 people criminally convicted of homosexuality have today been pardoned under the “Sexual Offences (Pardons Etc.) Bill 2016-17”, known informally as the […]
Thousands of gay and bisexual men have been posthumously pardoned by the UK’s government. Thousands of men who were charged with offences of now abolished sex offences will be posthumously pardoned by the government. The pardon effects those men who […]
The Government is to hand pardons to tens of thousands of deceased gay and bisexual men who you were criminally convicted of homosexuality. The UK Government is to start issuing pardons for gay and bisexual men who were convicted […]
Prince William and his wife Kate have refused to join the movement to pardon gay men who were criminalised in the UK for being gay, despite a huge campaign led by Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Fry. The campaign is seeking […]
The Queen has posthumously pardoned ‘Code Breaker’ Alan Turing under the Royal Prerogative of Mercy. Alan Turing, a World War II hero has been granted a posthumous pardon by the Queen. He was prosecuted and sentenced to chemical castration in […]