Ellen Page Comes Out (or Through?) the Closet

Ellen Page Comes Out (or Through?) the Closet

Kitty Pryde comes out as gay during a special conference for Human Rights that aims to raise awareness for the struggle of LGBT youth. Hit the jump to see her amazing speech.

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By CherryBomb - 2/15/2014
Yesterday's Valentines Day was not only a celebration of love for your spouse or partner but the coveted day also gave Hollywood and fans a better love and respect for "X-Men" actress Ellen Page



Yes Kitty Pryde herself who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the financial, critical and cult hit "Juno" as well as starring in Christopher Nolan's spectacle "Inception" took to the stage to share a confession to the audience as well as voice her support for all of the wonderful and amazing things the organisation does each and every day.

Anyway, this is just a quick article to share this news, this brave news so take 10 minutes of your time (and excuse the bad title pun) to watch the inspiring video below and support or CBM star Ellen Page as she now moves on to the next chapter of her life and hopefully it will help you to have a more open mind when it comes to LGBT issues:

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MrCBM56 - 2/15/2014, 7:19 AM
Wow. Good for her.
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:21 AM
Obvious or not it's a huge thing to do, you could be the most flamboyant or butch person and be gay but admitting it to the world, your family and you're business makes it no less hard or stressful.
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:25 AM
Also can anyone else see the thumbs up button? I can't but that maybe because I'm the author....
Ha, I don't write articles much.
Shroombeast - 2/15/2014, 7:26 AM
Not surprised. Good for her.
Happy11 - 2/15/2014, 7:27 AM
I'm not really surprised for some reason and also it shouldn't matter in this day and age.
Pheezmatic - 2/15/2014, 7:32 AM
Congrtas to her...shes a inspiration for the coming generations..god bless
Doopie - 2/15/2014, 7:34 AM
this takes a lot of courage. good for her

Cherry

I think you need a fan site for the thumbs up to appear.

Soto

great clip, very funny
highflyer - 2/15/2014, 7:35 AM
Oh ok. Not really surprised but good for her.
bazinga85 - 2/15/2014, 7:36 AM
Good for you Ms. Page
Pheezmatic - 2/15/2014, 7:36 AM
^^ really dude?? why don't u make an article like a respectful user instead of jumping on a thread that has nothing to do with CATWS and posting spoilers...ass.
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:36 AM

Yeah homosexuality is more accepted than before but there is still a huge amount of injustice, bullying and discrimination against the LGBT community and so it should still be a great thing when someone in a position of influence bravely comes out like this.

I'm really proud of her. This speech drove me to tears.
Pheezmatic - 2/15/2014, 7:38 AM
Great job CherryBomb...breaking the hard news.
Pheezmatic - 2/15/2014, 7:39 AM
Still a spoiler jackass. Nobody cares about your iPhone.
SuperCat - 2/15/2014, 7:40 AM
Just finished reading about this on a different site. Good for Ellen. Loved her in "Hard Candy." Very brave.
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:41 AM

@Soto

You've yet to see homophobic hate?
highflyer - 2/15/2014, 7:42 AM
Can't help but wonder, how old is she?
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:45 AM
@highflyer
She's 26
batcheeks8 - 2/15/2014, 7:46 AM
Well done girl :)
batcheeks8 - 2/15/2014, 7:47 AM
@Soto

Gone in 2 years? What are you on?
SuperCat - 2/15/2014, 7:47 AM
Article needs a "thumb's up" button!
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:49 AM

@Soto

I don't know about you but I see suicides of people being bullied so much because of sexuality that they take their own lives. I'm talking young teenagers. Especially lately with all of the homophobia in Russia, stories of people being beaten and forced to hide themselves because they are gay. Even gay marriage is still not a topic in some countries.

Sure being gay is more accepted but we aren't near full equality yet. Like with women's rights yeah it's improved a lot but it's still not equal in a lot of countries or even in the business worlds. Slavery, it still happens at alarmingly high numbers. All these situations are not yet at a stage of true equality.
DaVinci31 - 2/15/2014, 7:49 AM
Sweet. It's awful that this is still a controversial topic, so its great to see when people state their sexuality like this. Especially when it comes from someone within the film industry.
batcheeks8 - 2/15/2014, 7:51 AM
Soto I wish I could be as positive as you but even though LGBT people are becoming more tolerated (not necessarily ACCEPTED yet) in some places, in other parts of the world like Africa, Russia and also the US the situation is getting worse..
highflyer - 2/15/2014, 7:53 AM
so she was like 18 or 17 when she did X-Men:Last stand? Wow. She's a good actress (couldn't stand her character in inception though :p ) and I don't doubt it takes a lot of courage to say something personal about yourself that others may condemn so well done to her.
P862010 - 2/15/2014, 7:55 AM
so iceman is in a love triangle with lesbian and a bisexual lol
Doopie - 2/15/2014, 7:56 AM
the penalty for homosexuality is DEATH in i think four countries in the world, and imprisonment in many others. whilst in western societies being gay is less and less an issue and overall homophobia is on the decrease, there is still a long way to go
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:56 AM

She's took a huge risk, any actor does. Every newspaper in the country could say you're gay and you'll still get a ton of work but when you yourself admit it, I have no doubt the roles come few and far inbetween. However, Ellen Page has been a very well liked actress by her colleagues and directors as well as fans so I'm sure this won't damage her career. I always found her believable in straight roles anyway, she has a wonderful down to earth charm to her like in Juno.
SuperCat - 2/15/2014, 7:58 AM
Lol @ pheez

That's f@cked up!
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 7:59 AM
@Soto

Maybe you've never been bullied or put down. But can you imagine being bullied every single day of your life for something you didn't choose to be, something out of your control? Imagine living with that and see how optimistic you'd be about life. Its our basic human instinct to want to live, to survive and for other people to drive someone to go completely against that instinct is a scary and horrible thing.
jrp6048 - 2/15/2014, 8:00 AM
Great article Cherry and good for her, although I will always think she is beautiful
UltimateWarrior - 2/15/2014, 8:01 AM
She's whaaaa........NNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CherryBomb - 2/15/2014, 8:02 AM

Thanks for the compliments guys! Much appreciated. I don't write articles much but I can't help it when something really close to home happens and is worth discussing on here.

fonfon2607 - 2/15/2014, 8:03 AM
Faris - 2/15/2014, 8:04 AM
Great RESPECT for her :)
UltimateWarrior - 2/15/2014, 8:05 AM
Ah well, there's always Beyond Two Souls, and the broad I banged that looked like her, when I was drunk.
TelaVizion - 2/15/2014, 8:07 AM
Thanks for that post Nick :)
JoeMomma29 - 2/15/2014, 8:07 AM




Plain and simple people just need to respect other people no matter on what their views or stances are. Heck if you believe that homosexuality is wrong and you want nothing to do with it fine, just treat people with respect and dignity. The same goes for people who are gay and dislike individuals who dislike their lifestyle.

I see so called Christians who say they follow Jesus but yet gay bash all the time, huh if you believe in Jesus do you really think that is how he would have treated anyone?! And on the flip side I have seen some friends who are gay but yet bash people who do not side them.


JoeMomma29 - 2/15/2014, 8:09 AM
Is it the site or is your article all bugging out?
AlexanderLykins - 2/15/2014, 8:10 AM
The fact that this even needs an article shows that we are still struggling with it. Would someone post an article if Chris Evans said he was straight?
AlexanderLykins - 2/15/2014, 8:13 AM
This shouldn't even need an article, plain and simple.
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