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~~June 10, 2014~~
On the morning of 8 June, 1954, the body of Alan Turing was discovered by his housekeeper. There was a bottle of potassium cyanide in the room, and an apple, from which a few bites had been taken, on the table beside the bed. The coroner ruled suicide, and it was assumed that the apple had been dipped in a cyanide solution.
Sixty years ago, on the 7th of June 1954, one of the greatest people of all this century helped invent the computer and the science behind the PC and we at World of Gay People here are honoring his legacy for his work as a gay man who was arrested in 1952 for being gay.
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