Clinton offers congratulations over Elliot Page announcement
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonProgressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC Hillary Clinton backs Manhattan DA candidate in first endorsement of year NSA leaker Reality Winner released from federal prison MORE is applauding Elliot Page's announcement that he is transgender, praising the "Umbrella Academy" star for introducing his authentic self.

The 2016 Democratic presidential nominee congratulated Page in a Wednesday tweet, writing: "It's wonderful to witness people becoming who they are." 


The 33-year-old actor and "Juno" star revealed in an emotional Instagram post on Tuesday that he is transgender and vowed to do everything he could to "change this world for the better." 

Clinton was among several public figures, including lawmakers and celebrities, to show support for Page.

Rep. Raja KrishnamoorthiSubramanian (Raja) Raja KrishnamoorthiOvernight Health Care: Biden 'very confident' in Fauci amid conservative attacks | House Dems press Biden on global vaccinations | CDC director urges parents to vaccinate adolescents House Democrats call on Biden to do 'much more' to vaccinate the world Postal Service raises stamps to 58 cents as part of restructuring plan MORE (D-Ill.) and Delaware state Sen.-elect Sarah McBride (D), the first transgender woman elected to a state Senate, both commended him.


Entertainers including "Pitch Perfect" star Anna Kendrick and Ellen DeGeneres also offered words of encouragement to the Academy Award-nominated actor.