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Elliot Page Opened up About His Journey as a Trans Man: 'I Barely Made It'

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Pageboy. Ahead of his literary debut next week, the shared the book's as well as his in a Pride Month cover story for . The Page we know today is a beacon of trans joy, but “there's obviously been very difficult moments," too, the Oscar-nominated actor admitted. “I do feel like I kind of barely made it in many ways,” he continued. "But today, I'm just me and grateful to be here and alive and taking one step at a time.”Page made queer history when he in December 2020—a real-life plot point that was later when his character, Viktor Hargreeves, disclosed his transition to his siblings.

But the bliss of feeling truly embodied still catches Page “by surprise sometimes.” “A friend will simply take a photo and then I get a glimpse, and it just sends this electric thrill through my body, this sort of spark," he explained. "Because it’s funny—it’s seeing something new, but also not.

I realize I look different to people now who’ve known me from before, but I’m thinking, ‘Oh my gosh, there’s that person I’ve seen but never thought I’d actually get to see.’”This content can also be viewed on the site it from.It's a kind of inner and outer peace Page, at various points, wasn't sure he'd ever get to have. “It definitely feels a way that I never thought I would get to feel,” he went on, "and that mostly manifests in how present I feel, the ease I feel and the ability to exist.

There’s been periods in my life where I really felt like I didn’t. So often it’s a lot more in the quiet moments. I think we talk about ‘trans joy’ and euphoria.

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