25 Of The Most Inspiring Celebrity Coming Out Stories
Another celebrity who was given a platform by the Human Rights Campaign, Ellen Page used her speech at the HRC’s Time to Thrive conference as an opportunity to come out in the hopes that others will have an easier and more hopeful experience when coming to terms with their sexuality.
“I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission. I suffered for years because I was scared to be out,” the now out-and-proud actress told the audience. “My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered. And I’m standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain.”