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Actress Ellen Page reveals that she is gay

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Oscar nominee Ellen Page admitted at Time to THRIVE that she is a lesbian, according to a Feb. 14 report from The Hollywood Reporter.

Page, who will next be seen in “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” opened up about her sexuality at the conference – held in Las Vegas, Nev. – that promotes the welfare of LGBT youth. She told the audience that she was there “because I am gay.”

“And because maybe I can make a difference,” the 26-year-old added. “To help others have an easier and more hopeful time. Regardless for me, I feel a personal obligation and a social responsibility.”

Page admitted that she’s had an uncomfortable feeling since her rise to fame after 2007’s “Juno,” for which she received her Oscar nomination.

“It’s weird because here I am, an actress, representing – at least in some sense – and industry that places crushing standards on all of us,” she said.

After Page came out, the Time to THRIVE organizer, Human Rights Campaign, tweeted the news.

Read the full report here.


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