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Why I won't come out to my grandmother | This Happened To Me

This Happened to Me is a new video series from CBC Radio that explores the turning points in our lives — the moments that changed everything. In this episode, Erica Lenti explains why she's not coming out to her Italian grandmother.
Erica Lenti isn't coming out to her grandmother, because she says she doesn't think her grandmother would understand. (Andrew Nguyen/CBC)

This Happened to Me is a new video series from CBC Radio that explores the turning points in our lives — the moments that changed everything.

Erica Lenti has been dating her girlfriend, Arielle, for several years, and everyone in her family knows she's gay — except Lenti's grandmother.

Her nonna is old-school Italian and lives across the street from Lenti's parents. 

Here's why Lenti isn't coming out to her nonna:

This Happened to Me is a new video series from CBC Radio that explores the turning points in our lives — the moments that changed everything. In this episode, Erica Lenti explains why she's not coming out to her Italian grandmother. 7:36