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One of approx 49,000 gay/bisexual men to have been targeted by police & prosecuted in the UK for being gay.
Alan Turing father of the computer and responsible for cracking the WWII Nazi German enigma machine, shortening the war & saving millions of lives. He was chemically castrated by UK authorities & committed suicide. One of only approx. 45 men given a pardon out of approx 49,000 gay men persecuted by police & criminally prosecuted for being gay in the UK.
NB; Few decent people would tolerate or accept Klu Klux Klan marching in their robes at a Black Civil Rights march
Few decent people would tolerate or accept Neo-Nazi displaying swastika at a Jewish Holocaust memorial Service
But nobody seems to care that UK police, responsible for criminalizing thousands of gay men & driving hundreds to suicide, turn up at Gay Pride events and march in their police uniforms? A composite construction altered art sculpture created by Lidbury using various materials.
One of several male sculptures exhibited as part of Cornwall LGBT History Project 2016. www.gayhistorycornwall.com
Sculptures featuring persons attributed to being gay, which some would ban from inclusion in LGBT history.
THIS SCULPTURE CREATED BY A GAY ARTIST WAS BANNED FROM DISPLAY AT CORNWALL GAY PRIDE.