Inanunsiyo ni Elliot Page, ang bida sa 2007 American comedy-drama film na “Juno,” na siya ay isang gender non-binary transgender person.
“Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot,” bigkas ito ng 33-anyos na aktor sa kanyang social media accounts.
“I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived in this place in my life,” aniya pa.
Si Page ay nagpasalamat sa lahat ng mga taong sinuportahan ang kanyang journey, sinapubliko ang kanyang takot na mag-come out, at pinakita ang datos hinggil sa diskriminasyon sa trans community sa Amerika.
“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,” bigkas ng gumanap na Kitty Pryde sa “X-Men” film series.
“The discrimination towards trans people is rife, insidious and cruel, resulting in horrific consequences. In 2020 alone it has been reported that at least 40 transgender people have been murdered, the majority of which were Black and Latinx trans women.”
“To the political leaders who work to criminalize trans healthcare and deny our right to exist and to all of those with a massive platform who continue to spew hostility towards the trans community: you have blood on your hands,” dagdag niya.
Sa dulo, nangako ang “The Umbrella Academy” star sa lahat ng mga trans na nakararanas ng pang-aabuso na gagawin niya ang lahat ng makakaya niya para maging mas mabuti ang mundo para sa kanila.
“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,” sey ni Elliot.
“To all the 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,” bigkas pa niya.
Inulan ng suporta ang kanyang anunsiyo, parehong mula sa fans at mga kapwa niya artista gaya nina Miley Cyrus at Kate Mara.