It was not an easy journey for Elliot Page to reveal and embrace his truest self, but he couldn't be happier with where he is than right now.
Page's First Interview Since Public Statement
Page revealed that he was expecting the various reactions he had received after revealing that he is transgender, but not the abundant amount of light that was put on him. With the attention he has received, Page aims to fight for trans rights and equality for all.
Page expresses to Time Magazine how he felt revealing he's transgender,
"I was finally able to embrace being transgender and letting myself fully become who I am."
Former Love Life
The Juno (2007) star previously came out as gay in 2014, marrying Canadian dancer Emma Portner in 2018. As Page revealed he was transgender to the public masses in 2020, Portner gave her full support via social media. Unfortunately, the couple got divorced in early 2021, but Page tells Time that the two remain very close.
Revealing He's Trans
Revealing he was trans in 2020 was on the surface terrifying, but in actuality very liberating for the actor. Page reveals he was inspired by trans Hollywood trailblazers, such as Laverne Cox to embrace his truth.
A Complicated Journey
"It's a complicated journey and an ongoing process."
@TheElliotPage We love you Elliot, couldn't be more proud 🖤— Umbrella Academy (@Umbrella Academy) 1615908180.0
Various celebrity accounts commended Page for his bravery on the cover of Time. The actor's current project The Umbrella Academy commented,
"We love you Elliot, couldn't be more proud"
Olivia Wilde Reacts
@TheElliotPage So much love and respect for you, Elliot. ♥️— olivia wilde (@olivia wilde) 1615896979.0
Actress and director Olivia Wilde commented under Page's post stating,
"So much love and respect for you, Elliot."
Mia Farrow Reacts
@TheElliotPage @TheElliotPage dear Elliot, you are an inspiration. I so respect and love you ❤️— Mia Farrow (@Mia Farrow) 1615910217.0
"@TheElliotPage dear Elliot, you are an inspiration. I so respect and love you"
Raquel Willis Reacts
@TheElliotPage You did that! Your vulnerability means so much to so many trans youth out there. 💗— Raquel Willis (@Raquel Willis) 1615900374.0
Writer, editor, and transgender rights activist Raquel Willis stated,
"You did that! Your vulnerability means so much to so many trans youth out there."
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reacts
@TheElliotPage @thekjohnston ❤️— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (he/him/his) (@Jesse Tyler Ferguson (he/him/his)) 1615904261.0
Page's vulnerability and fight for trans equality is helping youth around the world in embracing their truth and we couldn't be more proud of the courage and bravery such an action took. Thank you Elliot Page.
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