She had starring roles in Juno and Inception, and has long been an advocate for the LGBTQ community.
At the end of 2020 Ellen Page transitioned to Elliot Page. A moving and encouraging step for all those whose gender identity is different from the sex they were assigned at birth.
Things are happening in the field of research too. The Centre for Applied Transgender Studies was opened in Chicago at the end of March.
The charitable organisation will conduct empirical research on transgender issues in conjunction with other institutions and specialist staff.
The data arising from the research will be used to educate both political and public spheres.
Leading to better quality of life for members of the transgender community.