Elliot Page Discusses Using His Platform and Privilege to Uplift the Transgender Community

Published Apr 28 2021 at 9:05 PM GMT
  • Elliot Page is sitting down with Oprah Winfrey for his first television interview since coming out as transgender.
  • In a sneak peek of the upcoming episode of The Oprah Conversation, which airs in full on April 30 on Apple TV+, Elliot discusses the moments leading up to publicly sharing his identity as a transgender man on Instagram.
  • "I was expressing this to people in my life much before posting that letter," he told Oprah.
  • "Telling people for the first time, knowing I wanted a moment, of course, to become comfortable in myself and to be able to get to that point.
  • After dealing with his own mental health issues as a result of being "closeted so long," Elliot said it was especially important for him to come out to potentially help other people in the transgender community.


  • Published Apr 28, 2021 9:05 PM GMT