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The Umbrella Academy's Elliot Page Just Came Out As Transgender

'The Umbrella Academy's Elliot Page Just Came Out As Transgender

'The Umbrella Academy's Elliot Page Just Came Out As Transgender

The X-Men and Juno star opened up about his gender identity in a heartfelt social media post. 

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Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page, who we know and love from titles like The Umbrella Academy, X-Men, and Juno, is publicly opening up about his gender identity and coming out as transgender.

"Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot," Page wrote in a letter shared to his Twitter account today, sharing his name and pronouns to his fans and followers. "I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life. I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey. I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self. I’ve been endlessly inspired by so many in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity and ceaselessly working to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. I will offer whatever support I can and continue to strive for a more loving and equal society." 

He continued: 

“I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer. And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. To all the trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse, and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you, and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better."

Naturally, many online were quick to congratulate Elliot on his coming out!

"So proud of our superhero!" Netflix wrote in a response to Elliot's coming-out post. "WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can't wait to see you return in season 3!"

"So proud of our superhero!" wrote the official Twitter account of Elliot's show The Umbrella Academy. "WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!!!

Congrats on sharing and living your truth, Elliot! 

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Raffy is a Los Angeles-based writer, editor, video creator, critic, and digital director of Out Magazine. The former editor-in-chief of PRIDE, he is also a die-hard Rihanna and Sailor Moon stan who loves to write about all things pop culture, entertainment, and identities. Follow him on Instagram (@raffyermac) and Twitter (@byraffy), and subscribe to his YouTube channel

Raffy is a Los Angeles-based writer, editor, video creator, critic, and digital director of Out Magazine. The former editor-in-chief of PRIDE, he is also a die-hard Rihanna and Sailor Moon stan who loves to write about all things pop culture, entertainment, and identities. Follow him on Instagram (@raffyermac) and Twitter (@byraffy), and subscribe to his YouTube channel