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Elliot Page

Författare till Pageboy: A Memoir

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Vedertaget namn
Page, Elliot
Andra namn
Page, Ellen (birth)
Födelsedag
1987-02-21
Kön
non-binary
Nationalitet
Canada
Födelseort
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Bostadsorter
Los Angeles, California, USA
Yrken
actor
Kort biografi
Elliot Page uses he/him and they/them pronouns. Elliot identifies as non-binary and transgender.

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Beautiful story, and gorgeous writing. I know quite a few people have said they've had difficulty with the non-linear style of this memoir, but I thought it worked perfectly in this case. Queer and trans stories are often not linear. There are little and big moments that lead to embracing our queerness and transness, and they don't always happen in a nice chronological order.

Here's some food for thought: How might homophobia & transphobia have impacted the way queer and trans people tell their stories?… (mer)
 
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jenkies720 | 16 andra recensioner | Jun 7, 2024 |
I hope he got something out of writing it; I didn't get that much out of reading (listening to) it. I don't read a lot of celebrity memoirs, so I can't judge it against the genre. Page says/implies he's been good at acting because he's good at dissociating; sounds like he's getting better, and I'm really happy for him, but it doesn't make for the most insightful or connected writing.

I wonder if he's doing some weird LA Freudian group therapy thing, because bowel movements and poop come up a LOT. I too have an anxious stomach, but he really takes it to the next level.

Also, my recommendation stands: don't write about your transition until you've been out for a few years. Your cis friends and colleagues will make it sound like a good idea; they're wrong. Page actually did a good job not falling into the most obvious traps (he's really thoughtful about privilege), but I feel like in a few years he might actually have something original to say about transitioning while A-list??? On the other hand, do celebrity memoirs ever have anything new to say? I don't think that's their function....
… (mer)
 
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caedocyon | 16 andra recensioner | Feb 21, 2024 |
Finished this in less than 24 hours. This is a book I needed 15 years ago to understand so much of what was going on in my own journey with gender and sexuality. The amount of courage to open up about these most vulnerable highlights from a life filled with so little hope. Whether you are a fan of his work, part of the lgbtq+ community, or trying to become a better ally - pick up this book.
 
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Nlwilson607 | 16 andra recensioner | Jan 24, 2024 |
He lays his journey down honestly and raw. A read that took me out of my comfort zone and I’m glad to have read it.
 
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Carmenere | 16 andra recensioner | Jan 13, 2024 |

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Medlemmar
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Betyg
½ 3.6
Recensioner
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ISBN
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