Ellen Page: ‘I’m not afraid to say the truth’
Taking aim at everyone from Trump to Tinseltown, Ellen Page has become one of Hollywood’s most outspoken gay actors.
She tells Eva Wiseman how she found her voiceEllen Page was standing in a car park in Brazil as a masked man explained why he murders gay people.
It was 2015, and she was filming Gaycation, the documentary series she made with her best friend Ian Daniel after coming out on Valentine’s Day a year earlier.
“I’m here today because I am gay and because maybe I can make a difference,” she’d said in a speech at a Human Rights Campaign conference that has since been shared many millions of times.
“I suffered for years because I was scared to be out… And I’m standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain.”I never even touched a woman outside
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