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Actress Ellen Page comes out as gay during live speech

Ellen Page has announced that she is gay during a live speech given at a Human Rights Campaign. The actress who was nominated for an Oscar for her role in Juno came out as a lesbian at a Las Vegas conference for gay teens.

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Ellen Page: 'My mental health suffered'

Ellen Page has announced that she is gay during a live speech given at a Human Rights Campaign.

The actress came out at the Time To Thrive conference for gay teens.

Page said in her speech that she suffered for years because she was scared to be public about her sexuality.

"My spirit suffered, my mental health suffered and my relationships suffered," she said. "And I'm standing here today, with all of you, on the other side of all that pain."

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