Yesterday, Elliot Page shocked the world by popping out as transgender. The star, finest identified for his roles in Juno and The Umbrella Academy, has been a progressive voice for the LGBTQ group for years and penned an extended message about acceptance in his popping out letter. Now that Page has shared extra about his private life, individuals are questioning about different points of his life. Is he relationship anybody? Is he married?
Elliot Page comes out as transgender
On Tuesday, Page posted a letter to his Instagram and Twitter accounts, revealing his id.
“Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,” he wrote. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life.”
Page expressed his gratitude towards everybody who had supported him alongside the best way and the way glad he was to lastly love his genuine self.
“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,” he mentioned. “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.”
While Page’s message was total one in every of pleasure, he additionally spoke about how fleeting that pleasure could possibly be.
“I also ask for patience,” he wrote. “My joy is real, but it is also fragile. The truth is, despite feeling profoundly happy right now and knowing how much privilege I carry, I am also scared. I’m scared of invasiveness, the hate, the “jokes” and of violence.
“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. The discrimination towards trans people is rife, insidious and cruel, resulting in horrific consequences.”
He then detailed among the horrific assaults and murders that the trans group has suffered simply in 2020 alone, earlier than as soon as once more celebrating his id.
“I love that I am trans,” he wrote. “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.”
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Is Elliot Page married?
Before popping out as trans, Page was fairly non-public together with his life so many individuals may not have identified that Page is married. Page and Canadian dancer Emma Portner have been married since 2018. Portner is finest identified for starring in Justin Bieber’s music video for “Life Is Worth Living,” and choreographing his Purpose World Tour in 2016.
Portner additionally launched a press release about Page yesterday.
“I am so proud of @elliotpage,” she wrote. “Trans, queer and non-binary people are a gift to this world. I also ask for patience & privacy but that you join me in the fervent support of trans life every single day. Elliot’s existence is a gift in and of itself. Shine on sweet E. Love you so much.”