Bil Browning

Actress Ellen Page Comes Out

Filed By Bil Browning | February 15, 2014 2:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Living
Tags: celebrity coming out, coming out, Ellen Page, Juno

Actress Ellen Page, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Juno, came out last night at an HRC event in Las Vegas.

"I'm here today because I am gay. And because... maybe I can make a difference," Page told a crowd at an event called Time to THRIVE, a conference to promote issues of the gay community.

The Canadian star got a standing ovation during the speech.

"I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission," Page told the crowd. "I suffered for years, because I was scared to be out."

Here's the full video of Page's speech.

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