“From the underside of my coronary heart, thanks. Your love and help has been the best reward,” the Juno star, 33, wrote by way of Instagram on Sunday, December 20. “Keep secure. Be there for one another. In case you are in a position, help @transanta and @translifeline See you in 2021 Xoxo Elliot.”
Within the smoldering picture, Web page seemed into the digital camera whereas sporting a black hoodie and glasses.
Courtesy of Elliot Web page/Instagram
The Oscar nominee introduced his new identify and pronouns, he/they, in a heartfelt Instagram submit on December 1.
“I really feel fortunate to be penning this. To be right here. To have arrived at this place in my life,” he wrote on the time. “I really feel overwhelming gratitude for the unbelievable individuals who have supported me alongside this journey. I can’t start to specific how outstanding it feels to lastly love who I’m sufficient to pursue my genuine self.”
After thanking the trailblazers within the LGBTQ neighborhood who impressed him to come back out, Web page requested followers “for persistence” and admitted that he was “afraid of the invasiveness, the hate, the ‘jokes’ and of violence” that trans individuals usually face.
“The statistics are staggering. The discrimination in the direction of trans individuals is rife, insidious and merciless, leading to horrific penalties,” he continued. “In 2020 alone it has been reported that at the least 40 transgender individuals have been murdered, the vast majority of which have been Black and Latino trans ladies.”
That stated, the Laborious Sweet star assured his 4.3 million Instagram followers, “I really like that I’m trans. And I really like that I’m queer. And the extra I maintain myself shut and totally embrace who I’m, the extra I dream, the extra my coronary heart grows and the extra I thrive.”
“I’m so happy with @elliotpage. Trans, queer and non-binary persons are a present to this world,” the dancer, 26, wrote. “I additionally ask for persistence & privateness however that you simply be a part of me within the fervent help of trans life each single day. Elliot’s existence is a present in and of itself. Shine on candy E. Love you a lot.”