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Ellen Page Discusses Coming Out As Gay And That Homophobic Pastor's Note Published: April 30, 2014

Ellen Page is in a much different place today, nearly three months after she publicly came out as gay, according to The Huffington Post.

“The more time went by, the more something just happened, an Oh my god -- I want to love someone freely and walk down the street and hold my girlfriend’s hand," Page says of being in the closet for Flare magazine's June 2014 issue. She came out to her parents when she was 19, but on February 14 she came out to the world at a Human Rights Campaign event supporting LGBTQ youth.

“I was very nervous. I was very nervous, yes. Yes. Very, very nervous. Yes. I was emotional, deeply, deeply emotional," she says. “You think you’re in a place where you’re all I’m thrilled to be gay, I have no issues about being gay anymore, I don’t feel shame about being gay, but you actually do. You’re just not fully aware of it. I think I still felt scared about people knowing. I felt awkward around gay people; I felt guilty for not being myself.”

H/T: Yahoo
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