Sad. Sometimes, it hurts to think how much hate fills this world.
Daniel Zamudio, a 24 years old openly gay Chilean, died from brain damage Tuesday after he was brutally attacked in a park. The poor boy was brain dead and in critical condition for over three weeks due to the maliciousness, which was completely driven by ignorance.
As we understand it, four Neo-Nazis attacked him in a Santiago park, cutting off part of his ear, burning him with cigarettes and leaving Nazi symbols all over his body. The attack
Assault doesn't even begin to cover what they did to this poor guy. They set him on fire! That's downright torture!
And for what? Really, what is the big, damn deal.
Earlier in the month, we shared a heartbreaking story about a 26-year-old gay man named Burke Burnett who was ruthlessly beaten and bloodied by three dudes in Texas. Poor Burke was shown no mercy by these fools, who also stabbed him and threw him into a fire. Now, we're hoping the same level of compassion for them as they each face charges of aggravated assault with hate crime enhancements.