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I knew I would be a happier person. I knew I was going to feel better, and I did not anticipate just how happy I would feel in every aspect of my life, just an ease and a comfort… It’s so nice to be at work and talk about an ex, or get to wear what you want and not have a conversation about it. And to feel like you’re being yourself and then connect with people in the world.”

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get to know me meme: [2/10] current celebrity crushes
↳ Ellen Page

“I suffered for years because I was scared to be out. My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered, and my relationships suffered. And I’m standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of that pain. And I am young, yes. But what I have learned is that love—the beauty of it, the joy of it, and yes, even the pain of it—is the most incredible gift to give and to receive as a human being. And we deserve to experience love fully, equally, without shame, and without compromise.”

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Now, I try not to read gossip as a rule. But the other day, a website ran an article with a picture of me wearing sweatpants on the way to the gym. And the writer asked, “Why does this petite beauty insist on dressing like a massive man?” Because I like to be comfortable. There are pervasive stereotypes about masculinity and femininity that define how we’re all supposed to act, dress, and speak, and they serve no one.”