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Umbrella Academy Star Elliot Page Announces He Is Transgender Non-Binary

From Comicbook.com:

Elliot Page (formerly known to fans as X-Men movies and Umbrella Academy star Ellen Page) has made the official announcement that he is transgender and non-binary, preferring both the he/him and they/them pronouns (according to Variety’s reporting). In a statement posted to Instagram, Page states in part that, “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.”

You can read the full announcement of Elliot Page’s transgender status in the Instagram post below:

Here is the full quote from Elliot Page’s post:

Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. 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.

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.

The actor, who is currently preparing to film the third season of Netflix hit The Umbrella Academy, also revealed changes to his official social media accounts, posting on Twitter under the username @TheElliotPage, and on Instagram as @elliotpage.

Elliot thanked his loved ones for their support through his journey, expressing his ‘overwhelming gratitude’ for helping him to reach a stage where he felt comfortable to ‘pursue his authentic self’.

Shortly after the actor posted his statement, his wife Emma voiced her public support for Elliot on Instagram, while reiterating her partner’s plea for patience.

This was what Emma posted in reply to Elliot’s post:

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