Juno star Ellen Page reveals he is trans and now goes by Elliot Page in 'remarkable' journey

JUNO star Ellen Page revealed that he is transgender and now goes by Elliot Page in a "remarkable" journey.

The actor shared a long letter on Twitter confirming his pronouns and announcing that he is trans.


"I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life," he wrote.

The actor further revealed that he feels "overwhelming gratitude" for the people who have supported them and to be able to express his "authentic self."

He further thanked the trans community for their "courage, generosity, and ceaselessly working to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place."

The Umbrella Academy actor further asked for "patience" as his joy is "fragile."

"I'm scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the 'jokes' and of, violence. To be clear, I am not trying to dampen a moment that is joyous and one that I celebrate, but I want to address the full picture," he explained.

The actor reiterated that "the statistics are staggering" and that "the discrimination towards trans people is rife, insidious, and cruel, resulting in horrific consequences."

Further in his lengthy letter, Elliot revealed he "loves being trans" and loves "being queer."

As the letter came to a close, the Juno actor concluded "all my love, Elliot."

Following the letter being published on social media, the actor changed his names on social media and received tons of support from fans and the trans community.

One fan wrote: "Just wanted to say as a pastor who has enjoyed so much of your work, and keeps working on creating a church that is both affirming and repentant of its history of queerphobia and transphobia, that you are seen and appreciated. Thank you for being you, Elliot. Blessings."

A second one commented: "thank you so so much for sharing Elliot, you're incredible and you're so so welcome in the trans community!"

And a third wrote: "Amazing. Welcome, Elliot! We're lucky to have you."

Singers Teagan and Sara shared Elliot's post and added: "Profound love and admiration for you @TheElliotPage !!

"Your strength, bravery and activism – not to mention all the art you contribute to this earth – is truly special. Thank you for being so open about your journey and for fighting so hard to make the world a better place."

Back in 2014, Elliot came out as gay while giving a speech at the Human Rights Campaign's Time to Thrive conference in Las Vegas.

A few years later, he married dancer and choreographer Emma Portner.

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