To hear of human rights abuses of Uganda’s LGBTQ population is not new, sadly. Gay activist David Kato was the father of the Uganda’s LGBTQ rights movement. To many of his fellow countrymen Kato was a dead man walking once his homosexuality became public.
The country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill dubbed “Kill The Gays" bill criminalizes same-sex relations. And depending on which category your homosexual behavior is classified as — "aggravated homosexual” or “the offense of homosexuality” — you’ll either received the death penalty or if you’re lucky life imprisonment.