Elliot Page thanks fans for “love and support” after announcing he is transgender

Actor Elliot Page thanked fans on Sunday for their support announcing earlier this month that he is transgender. Oscar nominees “The Umbrella Academy” and “Juno” star also shared a selfie in the post.

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart,” Page wrote on social media. “Your love and support was the greatest gift. Stay safe. Be there for each other.”

Page also encouraged followers, if they could, to support the Trans Lifeline organization and the Trans Santa initiative. Trans Lifeline is a basic, non-profit hotline “that provides direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community,” according to its website. Trans Santa was launched by “Pose” star Indya Moore to help people send gifts to trans young people and young adults in need, Entertainment Tonight Reports.

Page ended the post “See you in 2021. Xoxo Elliot”.

A number of celebrities commented on Page’s message of gratitude. Moore said, “I love you sm!” “Major love, huge for you, Elliot,” wrote Jennifer Garner, who starred alongside Page in “Juno.” Sharon Stone commented: “I wish you the happiest and safest journey of life with every blessing, full of love and joy” on the post.

The star said she is transgender in a heartfelt open letter, posted on social media on December 1.

“Hello friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronoun is his / her and my name is Elliot,” Page wrote. “I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. I’ve come to this place in my life. I feel an overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me throughout this journey. I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels. to finally love who I am enough to pursue my true self. “

Page, who has been one of Hollywood’s most sincere LGBTQ activists for years, received an outpouring of support and gratitude on social media after posting, with many famous colleagues, fans and organizations showing love.

Sophie Lewis contributed to this report.