Elliot Page ‘Grateful to be here and alive’ after Transitional Journey
As Elliot page As he prepares to share more of his story with the world, he recalls some of the toughest moments of his journey.
The Umbrella Academy actor who came out as transgender in 2020will soon publish his memoirs, pages. In the book, Elliot discusses his relationship to his body and issues such as mental health, assault, love, relationships and sex, loudly People.
“There were obviously very difficult moments. I feel like I just barely made it in a lot of ways,” Elliot told the magazine of his personal journey. “But today I’m just being myself and grateful to be here and alive and taking one step at a time.”
People published an excerpt of the first chapter, in which he writes about a same-sex friendship made months before the premiere of ” Junothe 2007 film that earned him an Oscar nomination.
“My experience as a trans person and this life that I lead and the privileges that I have doesn’t reflect the reality of most trans lives,” Elliot told the outlet, but added that he lacks representation and visibility for consider “crucial”.
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He also said, “I think this time, where of course it’s not just about hate, but also about misinformation or just blatant lies about LGTBQ+ life and our healthcare, seemed like the right time.”
The X-Men The actor’s comments were posted on May 25, two weeks after he shared a new Shirtless photo on Instagram, along with a joyful confirmation of his physical transformation.
“Dysphoria used to be particularly widespread in summer,” the 36-year-old captioned the May 10 post. “No layers, just a t-shirt — or layers and so sweaty — I’m constantly looking down and rearranging my oversized t-shirt. It feels so damn good now lying in the sun, I never thought I could experience this, this joy I feel in my body.
The star continued, “I’m so grateful for what gender-affirming care has given me and I look forward to sharing more of my journey soon. #transjoy”
pages scheduled for release on June 6th.
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