Ellen Page Thanks Fans On Twitter After Announcing She’s Gay

Ellen Page Gay Thanks Fans Support

Ellen Page thanked her fans for support on Twitter after she announced at an LGBT conference on Friday that she is gay. The actress made the revelation in a speech at the Time to THRIVE conference put on by the Human Rights Campaign.

Page explained in her speech, “I am here today because I am gay. And because … maybe I can make a difference.” She added of her decision to come out, “I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission. I suffered for years, because I was scared to be out.” After the announcement celebrities and fans alike voiced their support for Ellen Page on Twitter.

The actress even got props from Sir Patrick Stewart, an actor who is also an advocate for women.

Ellen Page’s full speech can be seen below.

Melissa Stusinski
Melissa grew up in the Seattle area, but moved to Indiana to attend Anderson University in 2005 and was editor at the school's Literary Arts Magazine for two years. When she isn't focused on writing, Melissa enjoys working on cars, gaming, and exploring new places. [Contact: Melissa@socialnewsdaily.com]


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