‘The Umbrella Academy’ Star Elliot Page Announces Name and Pronouns: ‘I Love That I Am Trans’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Ellen Page as Vanya Hargreeves on

Actor Elliot Page made an announcement on December 1, 2020, concerning their gender id and pronouns. Formerly referred to as Ellen Page, The Umbrella Academy star took to social media to share their information with the general public. Discover what Page wrote and the way Netflix and the present’s followers responded to the proclamation.

Actor Elliot Page is understood for ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Elliot Page as Vanya Hargreeves on 'The Umbrella Academy'
Elliot Page as Vanya Hargreeves on ‘The Umbrella Academy’ | Netflix

Page is understood for a bunch of main film roles. They broke out because the titular star of Juno, a couple of teenage lady who decides to provide her child up for adoption. Page additionally earned notoriety in blockbusters comparable to X-Men: The Last Stand and Inception.

After years on the large display, Page took on their first lead function in a TV collection with The Umbrella Academy. They painting Vanya Hargreeves, considered one of eight adopted siblings with superpowers. Season 1 premiered in 2019, with season 2 following in 2020. A 3rd season is confirmed.

Page shared their information on social media

In a captionless notice on shared on their social media profiles, Page started by revealing their title and pronouns. “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,” they wrote. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life.”

Page continued, stating their “overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey.” They wrote that they “finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self,” noting that they’ve “been endlessly inspired by so many in the trans community.”

The actor highlighted the problems dealing with the trans group

Elliot Page attends the 'Tales of the City' New York premiere on June 03, 2019 in New York City.Elliot Page attends the 'Tales of the City' New York premiere on June 03, 2019 in New York City.
Elliot Page attends the ‘Tales of the City’ New York premiere on June 03, 2019, in New York City. | Dia Dipasupil/WireImage

Page wrote, “I also ask for patience. 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 the invasiveness, the hate, the “jokes” and of violence,” they wrote, including that they “want to address the full picture.”

“The discrimination towards trans people is rife, insidious and cruel, resulting in horrific consequence,” wrote Page, citing the statistics towards transgender folks, particularly Black and Latinx trans girls. They known as for change on a political degree, writing, “I am one of those people and we won’t be silent in the face of your attacks.”

Page completed: “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 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.”

Netflix and ‘The Umbrella Academy’ responded

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“So proud of our superhero,” tweeted Netflix. “WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can’t wait to see you return in season 3!” The Umbrella Academy Twitter account echoed these sentiments. Many supportive followers chimed in, sending messages to the actor.

Many had been curious as to how this can have an effect on The Umbrella Academy shifting ahead. As some identified, the creator of the comics, Gerard Way (who can also be an govt producer on the present) has spoken about gender id previously. “There was a time where I was called a girl so often that when I discovered the idea of transgenderism I considered myself to be more of a girl,” Way advised Boyzine in 2015. “So I identify with trans people.”

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