David Kato

Social activist, Person or entity appearing in film

1964 – 2011

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Who was David Kato?

David Kato Kisule was a Ugandan teacher and LGBT rights activist, considered a father of Uganda's gay rights movement and described as "Uganda’s first openly gay man". He served as advocacy officer for Sexual Minorities Uganda. Kato was murdered in 2011, shortly after winning a lawsuit against a magazine which had published his name and photograph identifying him as gay and calling for him to be executed.

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Born
Feb 13, 1964
Mukono District
Also known as
  • David Kato Kisule
Siblings
Nationality
  • Uganda
Profession
Education
  • University of York
Employment
  • Advocacy Officer, Sexual Minorities Uganda
Died
Jan 26, 2011
Mukono Town

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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