At 55, Freddy came out as gay. This is his journey
This is the second story in artist Jon Claytor's series, Life Paths
Artist Jon Claytor's CBC Creator Network illustrated series Life Paths is inspired by the different choices we make and routes we take in our personal journeys.
For more stories about the experiences of Black Canadians — from anti-Black racism to success stories within the Black community — check out Being Black in Canada, a CBC project Black Canadians can be proud of. You can read more stories here.