David Kato

Kato Beaten to death in Uganda

The story for this piece can be found on the BBC website here.

At what point will humanity accept itself?  We are consistently trying convince one another that we are not good enough.  In relationship we strive to make the other person sacrifice who they are so they can fit into our version of things.  As parents we try to teach our children socially acceptable behavior.  As educators we try to adjust the habits that parents have instilled in their children and introduce them to more global perspective.

David Kato was an openly homosexual man living in a country where he could be sentenced to 14 years in prison for just being himself.  Come on people. We’ve got to do better.