10 Facts You Didn’t Know About X-Men: Days of Future Past‘s Ellen Page

In recent months, Ellen Page has made headlines for an inspirational speech she gave in which she publicly came out as a lesbian. She said at the time, “I’m here today because I am gay. And because… maybe I can make a difference. I am tired of hiding and I am tired of lying by omission. I suffered for years, because I was scared to be out.”

She continued to state in her address, “We deserve to experience love fully, equally, without shame and without compromise.”

And with X-Men: Days of Future Past hitting theaters this week — Friday, May 23, woot woot! — we could not think of a better woman to pay tribute to on Woman Crush Wednesday. Here are ten little-known facts about Ellen Page that make her even cooler than you once thought:

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