Oscar-nominated ‘Juno’ star Elliot Page comes out as transgender

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Oscar-nominated ‘Juno’ star Elliot Page comes out as transgender

Los Angeles, Dec 2 (PTI) Ellen Page, the Oscar-nominated star of films such as “Juno” and “Inception”, has come out as a transgender. The Canadian-born actor, formerly known as Ellen Page, said he could not “begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self”. “I love that I am trans.

And I love that I am queer,” he wrote on Twitter. The page also used the post to address discrimination towards trans people. “The truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared. I’m scared of the invasiveness, the hate, the ‘jokes’ and of violence,” the 33-year-old wrote. “To be clear, I am not trying to dampen a moment that is joyous and one that I celebrate, but I want to address the full picture. The statistics are staggering.”

News Desk, Ne India News

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