A Nicaraguan man is in hiding in Toronto for fear of being deported, and he is making an unusual bid for refugee status.
He says he is gay, and homosexuality is illegal in Nicaragua. However, the Canadian refugee review board does not believe he is gay.
The case has brought up the issue of how one proves one is gay.
Reporter Lorenda Redekopp, who is covering the story for the CBC, talks to Liane Hansen.