Actor Elliot Page, who got an Oscar designation for his presentation in the 2007 film Juno, reported Tuesday that he is transsexual.
He posted a public letter on Twitter and Instagram:
“Hello companions, I need to impart to you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. I feel fortunate to compose this. To be here. To have shown up in this spot in my life.”
The posts got articulations of help from a huge number of supporters, on the two stages, inside long stretches of distribution.
“I can’t start to communicate how striking it feels to at long last adore who I am sufficient to seek after my true self,” Page composed. “I’ve been perpetually enlivened by so numerous in the trans network. Much obliged to you for your boldness, your liberality and interminably attempting to make this world a more comprehensive and sympathetic spot.”
In Page’s post, he asked “for tolerance. My bliss is genuine, however it is likewise delicate.”
“I am likewise terrified,” Page recognized. “The separation towards trans individuals is overflowing, slippery and remorseless, bringing about terrible results.”
His concerns are not unwarranted. A month ago, the Human Rights Campaign announced that 37 transsexual and sexual orientation nonconforming individuals were savagely killed in 2020 in the U.S. — more than in some other year since the association started observing information in 2013.
Page is one of an expected 1.4 million transsexual individuals in the United States. In his post, he vowed to give a valiant effort in creation the world a superior spot for the trans network.
“To all trans individuals who manage badgering, self-hatred, misuse and the danger of brutality consistently: I see you,” Page composed. “I love you and I will do all that I can to improve this world.”