Stars Celebrate Elliot Page Coming Out as Transgender: “Shine On Sweet E”

Stars Celebrate Elliot Page Coming Out as Transgender: "Shine On Sweet E"

Elliot Page came out as transgender on Tuesday, and almost immediately after his announcement, stars showered the Umbrella Academy actor with messages of love and support. In his announcement, Elliot opened up about his identity. “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.” Elliot then thanked the trans community for inspiring him and vowed to “do everything I can to change this world for the better.”

Following Elliot’s announcement, his wife, Emma Portner, celebrated her partner on Instagram. “I am so proud of @elliotpage,” she wrote. “Trans, queer and non-binary people are a gift to this world. . . . Elliot’s existence is a gift in and of itself. Shine on sweet E. Love you so much.” And the sweet messages kept pouring in from there. Scroll ahead to read them.

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Lydia is the newest member of the Genesis Brand family and has fit into the culture seamlessly. After graduating college, three years ago, Lydia made the transition to west coast life after her early years in NYC. She's an avid tennis player, animal rights activist and aspiring vegan chef.

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