Page posted a heartfelt message to fans on social media this morning, beginning, "I feel lucky to be writing this. To have arrived at this place in my life."
He also expressed "overwhelming gratitude" to those who had supported him in the journey, and added how "remarkable it feels" to finally love who I am enough to "pursue my authentic self."
Formerly one of the most visible lesbian actors in Hollywood, Page has long been an advocate for LGBTQ people, speaking out on queer issues since rising to fame in the late 2000s off the back of Juno, for which he received an Oscar nomination.
@TheElliotPage So proud of our superhero! WE LOVE YOU ELLIOT! Can't wait to see you return in season 3! 🎻 🖤
It comes as no surprise that his statement promises to continue advocating for the trans community: "To all trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better."
Congrats, Elliot! Read Twitter's excited responses to his post, below.
Profound love and admiration for you @TheElliotPage !! Your strength, bravery and activism - not to mention all the… https://t.co/MK1Gyyo1kB