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Elliot Page Gives Oprah Winfrey Interview to Fight Anti-Trans "Misinformation and Lies"

Published Apr 28 2021 at 3:34 PM GMT
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  • Apple TV+On Friday, Oprah Winfrey will interview Elliot Page on Apple TV+.
  • Speaking with Vanity Fair about the sit-down, the actor said that he saw the interview as "an opportunity to use a wide-reaching platform to speak from my heart about some of my experience and the resources I've been able to access'whether therapy or surgery'that have allowed me to be alive, to live my life.
  • Page, who rose to fame after in Juno and now stars in The Umbrella Academy on Netflix, came out as transgender last December to widespread support from the entertainment industry.
  • He's given interviews since, both written and on-camera, but speaking with Winfrey will offer a much larger platform.
  • Part of the decision, he noted, was the anti-trans legislation and executive orders from five states "Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and South Dakota'which limit trans youth's ability to participate in sports and receive gender-affirming medical treatment.



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  • Published Apr 28, 2021 3:34 PM GMT