The Umbrella Academy actor Elliot Page announces he is transgender

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  • Elliot Page has announced that he is transgender.
  • The Oscar-nominated Juno actor shared a heartfelt post with his social media followers, writing: "Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans."
  • "I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer," he went on to say.

The Umbrella Academy actor Elliot Page has announced that he is transgender.

The Oscar-nominated Juno actor shared a heartfelt post with his social media followers, writing: "Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot."

He furthermore said: "I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. 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 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.

"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," he wrote.

"I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer," he went on to say.

Elliot currently stars on the Netflix comic book series The Umbrella Academy

The Umbrella Academy's official Instagram account replied to Elliot in the comment section of the post, writing: "So proud of our superhero!! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT!!!

Celebrities who have expressed their support include Miley Cyrus and Jason Reitman.

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