Elliott Page now shares shirtless photo to celebrate ‘the joy I feel in my body’

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“I am so grateful for what Gender Confirming Care has allowed me to do,” the actor wrote on Instagram.

elliot page Expressing gratitude for your body.

The 36-year-old Oscar nominee shared a shirtless photo on instagram Wednesday and opened up about past struggles with her body.

“Dysphoria used to be especially rampant in the summer. No layers, just a t-shirt — or layers and oh so much sweat — constantly looking down, re-adjusting my oversized tee,” says Page Started in caption. “Now it feels so good to bask in the sun.”

“I never thought I could experience this, the joy I feel in my body,” continued the actor, whose History page boy out June 6, “I am so grateful for what gender affirming care has allowed me and I look forward to sharing more of my journey soon. #transjoy.”

Page Came out publicly as transgender in December 2020, last year, he said late night with seth meyers He He felt an “extraordinary … degree of happiness”. And after “Presence” came out.

“I feel like I haven't really thought possible for a long ,” he said at the time. “So that's really what I'm focusing on and embracing the most. But, of course, moments can be overwhelming.”

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Page said that everyone deals with “kind of expectations, limitations and constraints” in everyday life, and there is an “obsession” with “how we should live our lives”.

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The actor added, “For me, it would be so special for all of us to be able to connect and talk about how similar we are in all of our journeys.”

Umbrella Academy The star also explained that “everything” felt easier: “It's a beautiful thing to experience now. Because for a lot of time my life was just trying to move forward, so to embrace the experience as much as I could. I think it has made me better in many aspects. As a person, as a friend, in terms of relationships.”

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Earlier this year, Page revealed the cover of his upcoming bookwhich shows a simple portrait photo of the actor posing in a white tank top, blue jeans and a necklace.

Page wrote on Instagram at the time, “The idea of ​​writing a book has come up many times over the years, but it never felt right and frankly, it didn't seem possible.” “I could barely sit still, let alone concentrate long enough to accomplish such a task.”

“Finally, I can be with myself, in this body,” he said. “So, I wrote a book about my story.”

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