Entertainment Movies Elliot Page Celebrates Christmas After Coming Out as Transgender 1 Year Ago: 'Sending Some Love' In a selfie posted on Christmas Eve with his dog, the actor wrote, "Sending some love from us ❤️☃️💚" By Alexia Fernández Published on December 25, 2021 02:28 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Elliot Page/Instagram Elliot Page is publicly celebrating his first Christmas since coming out as transgender. The actor, 34, shared a photo of himself on Instagram where he commemorated the holiday with his (furry) loved ones. On Christmas Eve, Page shared a selfie with his pup, Mo, where he wrote, "Sending some love from us ❤️☃️💚." The post had many kind responses from fellow celebs. "My king 🥺," wrote 13 Reasons Why actress Tommy Dorfman, who reintroduced herself as a transgender woman earlier this year in a Time interview. The Umbrella Academy's showrunner Steve Blackman commented, "❤️❤️❤️❤️". Elliot Page Shows Off His 6-Pack in Shirtless Mirror Selfie: 'My New Phone Works' Page came out as trans in December 2020 in a heartfelt statement on his Twitter page. In April, Page spoke to Oprah Winfrey for Apple TV+'s The Oprah Conversation about feeling free to live his life openly as a transgender man. "It's this interesting dichotomy in a way where on some level it feels just like the most miraculous, amazing thing — and it's also just the experience of, 'Oh, there I am,'" Page told Winfrey at the time. Apple TV+ "A part of me was like, 'Oh my god, why was that so hard? Why?'" the Umbrella Academy actor shared. "Why has society made getting to this place of my life — because that's the situation we're facing. And yeah, it was probably driving my friends crazy, sending them profile photos of me post having top surgery and how different I felt after that and all this space. " Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. In a Vanity Fair feature published that same month, Page said that as a little kid, he "absolutely" knew that he was a boy. "I was writing fake love letters and signing them 'Jason.' Every little aspect of my life, that is who I was, who I am, and who I knew myself to be," he told the magazine. "I just couldn't understand when I'd be told, 'No, you're not. No, you can't be that when you're older.' " "Now I'm finally getting myself back to feeling like who I am," added Page, "and it's so beautiful and extraordinary, and there's a grief to it in a way."