Sidat.ID, -Ellen Page, an Oscar-nominated actress who has starred in Juno and The Umbrella Academy, has announced that she is transgender and changed her name to Elliot Page. As quoted in her official statement that she shared on her social media accounts, Page expressed her immense gratitude to those who have supported him.
“Hello my friends, I want to announce that I am trans by the name of Elliot. I am very grateful for the wonderful people who have supported me throughout this journey,” she wrote. Page stated that he will use the pronouns he / he and they / they and describe himself as transgender and non-binary, meaning that his gender identity is neither male nor female.
“How wonderful it feels, I can finally love enough for who I am. I have always been inspired by so many friends in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity, who work tirelessly to make the world a better place.. Inclusive and. loving, “he wrote. Page has strongly criticized institutional and negative prejudice against trans people.
“To the political leaders who work to criminalize trans health care and deny our right to exist and to all those who have a great platform that continues to spew hostility towards the trans community: their hands are covered in blood. They are making a rage and anger. degrading that falls on the shoulders of the community. “trans, a community where 40 percent of trans adults report attempting suicide. That’s enough. You are hurting people. he’s going to keep quiet about his attacks, “Page said.
Page’s appearance in the film Juno (2007) has taken him to many award stages, from nominations for the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and BAFTA Awards.
In addition to Juno, he was featured in the Christopher Nolan films Inception, several X-Men films, and the 2017 remake of Flatliners.
Now, Page stars in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy. Page, a longtime LGBTQ rights advocate, married professional dancer and choreographer Emma Portner in 2018.
Meanwhile, Page’s wife, Emma Portner, shared the endorsement on her own Instagram account. Portner wrote: “I am very proud of @elliotpage. Trans, queer and non-binary are gifts to this world.
I ask for patience and privacy, but we can still come together to support trance lives every day. Elliot’s existence is a gift in itself.
“GLAAD’s director of transgender media, Nick Adams, supported Page’s decision.” Elliot Page has given us fantastic characters on screen and has been a vocal supporter of all LGBTQ people.
He now he will be an inspiration to many trans and non-binary people. All transgender people deserve the opportunity to be who we are and be accepted for who they are. We celebrate the great Elliot Page today.
Netflix announced in November 2020 that they were sharing the third season of The Umbrella Academy series, in which Page starred Vanya Hargreeves (and ultimately The White Violin) in the film.
Sources have told The Hollywood Reporter that Page will continue in the role. Netflix congratulated Page by writing on Twitter: “So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOTS! Can’t wait to see you again in Season 3!
“The Umbrella Academy account shares the same on Twitter. Many Hollywood celebrities support the page on social media, including Natasha Lyonne, Miley Cyrus, Emmy Rossum, Olivia Munn, and Alyssa Milano. ***