After news broke yesterday that actor Elliot Page has come out as transgender, support has been pouring in from a whole array of celebrities and famous figures.
Keep scrolling to see their messages yourself...
It's been a whirlwind twenty-four-hours for Elliot Page.
Just 2 years later, he starred in a film we all know and love...Juno, of course!
The indie flick saw Page receive an Academy Award nomination among several other accolades.His other notable roles include Kitty Pryde in the X-Men franchise, Christopher Nolan’s Inception, Whip It!, and Sony’s reboot of Flatliners.
Page has also made the crossover into production...Producing and starring in flicks such as Tallulah and Freeheld.
And last year...He marked his directorial debut examining environmental racism faced by people of color, as per Variety.
Oh, and who can forget?You may also recognize the star for his role in the Netflix smash hit The Umbrella Academy.
But, putting his acting credits to one side, Page is also a prominent figure among LGBTQ+ fans...
Page released a statement on social media announcing that he was coming out as transgender.
"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 love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer."
He then asked for “patience" as he navigates his identity.
Page referred to at least forty trans people have been murdered in the US alone in 2020.
Nick Adams, GLAAD’s Director of Transgender Media, has spoken out since Page released his heartfelt statement.
You can read his full post below.
We wish Elliot all the best, as do many others.
https://t.co/kwti60bZLw— Elliot Page (@Elliot Page)1606842630.0
Page has received an outpour of love and support from not only his fans...But from an array of celebrities and public figures. Keep scrolling to see who sent messages of support...
@TheElliotPage Congratulation, Elliot, in committing to the full expression of your self and being so open and cand… https://t.co/okrkkU3npC— Mark Ruffalo (@Mark Ruffalo)1606876619.0
@TheElliotPage So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can't wait to see you return in season 3! 🎻 🖤— Netflix (@Netflix)1606842694.0
@TheElliotPage @TheElliotPage, I am proud to be your friend.— Patrick Stewart (@Patrick Stewart)1606882569.0
@TheElliotPage 🖤🎻🖤So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!!!— Umbrella Academy (@Umbrella Academy)1606842831.0
@TheElliotPage ❤️❤️❤️— Amybeth (@Amybeth)1606850916.0
Profound love and admiration for you @TheElliotPage !! Your strength, bravery and activism - not to mention all the… https://t.co/MK1Gyyo1kB— Tegan and Sara (@Tegan and Sara)1606844231.0
@TheElliotPage ❤️❤️❤️— Rahul Kohli (@Rahul Kohli)1606861389.0
@TheElliotPage Congrats Elliot. Welcome to the family!— Jen Richards (@Jen Richards)1606842847.0
Thank you @TheElliotPage. This is one of the most powerful messages I have ever read. I love that I am trans too… https://t.co/ccPgW68WE4— Jazz Jennings (@Jazz Jennings)1606849519.0
♥️♥️♥️ https://t.co/FYi61Ix1pA— natasha lyonne (@natasha lyonne)1606847832.0
I’ve never met Elliot Page, tho I’ve been at events & shyly waved. I’ve been a huge fan ever since “Juno” and - in… https://t.co/cIEbnYbHX5— Ross Mathews (@Ross Mathews)1606847372.0
@TheElliotPage ❤️❤️❤️— dan levy (@dan levy)1606852451.0
Good morning to Elliot, and Elliot only. 💕💕💕 https://t.co/QLMDyZwkYD— Natasha Rothwell (@Natasha Rothwell)1606844912.0
Congrats to Elliot Page. Never met you, don’t know you at all, but you, your compassion, and your bravery have my l… https://t.co/rcgYTtx1cI— ϻ𝔞Ⓡ𝔨 𝐇𝑜Ƥ𝐩ย𝓼 (@ϻ𝔞Ⓡ𝔨 𝐇𝑜Ƥ𝐩ย𝓼)1606845186.0
I ❤️ you Elliot. https://t.co/woFRUUCUoD— o l i v i a (@o l i v i a)1606846495.0
Big congratulations to Elliot. This is amazing. It’s going to mean so much to so many people in the world. ❤️ https://t.co/6ndSWSorSH— Jameela Jamil 🌈 (@Jameela Jamil 🌈)1606849605.0
@TheElliotPage Wishing you every blessing and happiness as you begin your new adventure dear Elliot!! How great! X❤️x❤️x❤️— Mia Farrow (@Mia Farrow)1606845491.0
If you need me, I will be standing Elliot all day!— Todrick Hall (@Todrick Hall)1606850028.0
I am very proud to support my friend @TheElliotPage , and very impressed by their strength! 💜 https://t.co/fFKWiLpqGN— Mae Martin (@Mae Martin)1606843751.0
FYI: His pronouns are now He/They.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated accordingly.
@TheElliotPage ❤️🙌🏻— Michael Urie (@Michael Urie)1606845017.0