Ellen Page Quote

Although no single incident led to her decision, she does reference a Dan Savage  appearance in July 2013 on the Canadian talk show George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight as having had a profound effect on her. Savage, the in-your-face columnist behind the “It Gets Better” campaign, laid out his argument for coming out in very plain terms.

“He was like, ‘It’s a social responsibility and a moral imperative,’ ” recalls Page. “And I was like, ‘You’re right. You’re really intense — but you’re right.’ “ By early fall, her mind was made up. The next step was to call a meeting with her closest confidante, who also happens to be her main career strategist: manager-slash-bosom buddy Bush, who, as founder of ID Public Relations, is one of Hollywood’s shrewdest image-wranglers.

Dan on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight:


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