Dil Wickremasinghe knew there was something different about her when she found herself daydreaming about Madonna “morning, noon and night”. At the age of 17 she told her parents she was a lesbian, but it didn’t go well.

Dil Wickremasinghe doesn’t have a typical migrant story. Born in Italy to Sri Lankan parents, she lived in the lap of luxury in Rome until she was 12 (...)