“Elliot Page said he felt it was “crucial and important” for him to share his coming out story amid the backlash toward the transgender community.
“In a preview clip from his first televised Q&A as part of Oprah Winfrey’s “Oprah Conversations” series, Page, 34, discussed his process in sharing such personal info with the masses for the first time.
““I was expressing this to people in my life much before posting that letter and telling people for the first time and knowing I wanted a moment to become comfortable in myself and to be able to get to that point,” he said.
““For me, in this time we’re in right now and especially with this horrible backlash we’re seeing towards trans people, particularly trans youth, it really felt imperative to do so.””
Read more at Page Six