Singing love tunes in my basement was my introduction to my culture.
To him, the team represented a lot that is great about Canada.
Growing up, I didn't think I had identity issues. I only realized it as an adult.
Food continues to bring our families together.
All her dad ever wanted was to stay in a beautiful hotel at Lake Louise.
Coming out to your parents as LGBTQ is a deeply personal experience. And when you're the child of an immigrant, there can be layers of cultural complexity that families have to navigate. Some first-generation parents are accepting, while others don't understand and make it difficult for their queer children to just be themselves.
As part of our Born And Raised series, these second-generation Canadians share what it was like for them to come out to their loved ones. Watch the video to learn about their experiences, and how it's changed their relationships with their families.
I never gave myself the opportunity to learn what it means.
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Jasmeet Singh might challenge you to a mom-off. You don't want that.
Growing up in a Filipino/Indian household, I was always told there were only two options when it came to moving out - either buy your own place, or get married and buy a house with your partner. Unfortunately, both scenarios meant I'd be staying put for a while.
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From dancing to food, these couples have shared it all.
"We were exposed to this duality that we could embrace being Canadian and embrace our roots which was very empowering."