Umbrella Academy’s Elliot Web page, previously often called Ellen Web page, seems as transgender
To meet Elliot Page.
The actor, formerly known as Ellen Page, announced on Tuesday December 1st that he is transgender. “Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he / she and my name is Elliot,” he wrote in a long statement shared on social media. “I feel lucky to write this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life.”
Oscar-nominated Juno Alaun, currently on Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, touched on the emotions he experiences amid this deeply personal announcement.
“I am overwhelmingly grateful for the incredible people who supported me on this journey. I cannot say how remarkable it is to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self,” he wrote. “I have been inspired endlessly by so many in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, generosity, and tireless work in making this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. I will offer all the support I can and continue to strive for a more loving and equal society. “
Page was also open about his concerns and fears as a transgender person. “I also ask for your patience. My joy is real, but also fragile,” he continued. “The truth is that although I am deeply happy right now and know how much privilege I have, I am also afraid. I am afraid of the invasiveness, the hatred, the ‘jokes’ and violence.