Alan Turing avoided prison by agreeing to a now unthinkable condition of probation: chemical castration. He was forced to take Stilboestrol (DES)
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More about Alan Turing posthumous pardon
- Alan Turing granted Royal pardon by the Queen, telegraph, 24 Dec 2013.
- Grant a pardon to Alan Turin, epetitions, Closing:23/11/2012.
- Government rejects a pardon for computer genius Alan Turing, the guardian, 7 February 2012.
- How Alan Turing Finally Got a Posthumous Apology, radar, September 17, 2009.
- PM apology after Turing petition, BBC News, 11 September 2009.
- Gordon Brown: I’m proud to say sorry to a real war hero, telegraph, 10 Sep 2009.
More DES DiEthylStilbestrol Resources
- DES studies on cancers and screening.
- DES studies on epigenetics and transgenerational effects.
- DES studies on fertility and pregnancy.
- DES studies on gender identity and psychological health.
- DES studies on in-utero exposure to DES and side-effects.
- DES studies on the genital tract.
- Papers on DES lawsuits.
- DES videos and posts tagged DES, the DES-exposed, DES victims.
4 thoughts on “Behind Alan Turing’s Machines”
Reblogged this on charlieslang.
Thank you Charles
Terrible. Messing with hormones can be disruptive to one’s state of mind. Following the unfortunate accident which required both my testicles to removed, there were extreme moods wings while the correct HRT dosage was established. I guess Mr Turing experienced something similar.
Thank you M.T. Balzak