“Umbrella Academy” Cast Rallies Behind Elliot Page After Coming Out as Trans

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Star of Juno and Umbrella Academy, Elliot Page, announced he’s trans yesterday with a statement to fans posted on social media.

The Inception actor said his name is Elliot, and his pronouns are he/they.

Showrunner for Umbrella Academy, Steve Blackman, was vocal with his support for his series’ star:

Other stars quickly joined in.

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Emmy Raver-Lampman

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from Marin Ireland

Screenshot on an Instagram comment from TJ McGibbon

Even the official Umbrella Academy account joined in to show support.

Elliot wrote:

“Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. 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,”

 

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