Las Vegas: Elliot Page formerly known as Ellen Page had come out as a transgender on Tuesday through a post on his social media.
The movie star from Juno and Netflix series like The Umbrella Academy posted on social media, saying, "Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronounce 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," he added.
Page's announcement was greeted with love, acceptance and congratulations from fans and followers, as well as from The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD).
His credit has been updated on Netflix's interface and has confirmed that Page will continue the role of Vanya Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy.
Nick Adams, GLAAD's director of transgender media said, "Elliot Page has given us fantastic characters on-screen, and has been an outspoken advocate for all LGBTQ people."
"He will now be an inspiration to countless trans and non-binary people. All transgender people deserve the chance to be ourselves and to be accepted for who we are. We celebrate the remarkable Elliot Page today," Adams further added.
Even in his moment of celebration, Page had a note of caution, since transgender people still fall prey to prejudice of people.
Trans actress Laverne Cox had revealed on her own social media that days ago she had suffered from a transphobic attack over the weekend.
However, Page believes that it makes their stand, even more, stronger and firm to hold on to and keep fighting for widespread acceptance.
"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," Page penned on his social media.