Elliot Page shares topless photo celebrating the ‘joy’ he now feels in his body
Elliot Page has shared a topless selfie and described the “joy” he feels in his body after getting gender affirming care.
The 36-year-old actor revealed he had had top surgery in 2021 after coming out as transgender the year before.
In a recent Instagram post captioned “#transjoy”, he opened up about his past experience of gender dysphoria.
“Dysphoria used to be especially rife in the summer. No layers, just a T-shirt – or layers and oh so sweaty – constantly looking down, readjusting my oversized T.
“It feels so f’ing good soaking in the sun now, I never thought I could experience this, the joy I feel in my body.”
He described how top surgery had changed his life.
“I am so grateful for what gender affirming care has allowed me,” he wrote.
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In an interview after having top surgery, Page said the procedure had been “life saving”.
His memoir Pageboy comes out on 6 June and the actor is about to head off on a book tour to promote it.
He told People magazine: “I am grateful for the opportunity to engage with readers and listeners across the country about it, and to celebrate other queer and trans stories along the way as well.”