Living his truth

Screenshot from the Toronto Star website.

Published on the front of the May 18 issue of the Toronto Star’s Life section.

Pradeep Anurag Reddy knows what it is like to live a double life. The 26-year-old from Hyderabad, India, kept his homosexuality secret from his family for years — eventually coming up with an elaborate plan that included moving to Canada in 2014 to escape the shame and fear of violence that comes with being gay back home.

Here’s the story:

His family in India asked him to keep his homosexuality a secret. He refused.