Ellen Page Rocks Our World

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In a recent Guardian interview, Juno star and self-proclaimed feminist Ellen Page talks about her role in Whip It (a flick directed by Drew Barrymore that’s all about kicking ass and female empowerment) among a whole lotta other feminist awesomeness that just makes me love her all the more. A highlight:

I am a feminist and I am totally pro-choice, but what’s funny is when you say that people assume that you are pro-abortion. I don’t love abortion but I want women to be able to choose and I don’t want white dudes in an office being able to make laws on things like this. I mean what are we going to do – go back to clothes hangers?

Photograph via The Guardian: Miko Lim/ContourPhotos.com

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  1. Sigmund
    Posted April 6, 2010 at 4:17 pm | Permalink

    Love, love, LOVE Ellen Page.

  2. Dawn.
    Posted April 6, 2010 at 4:38 pm | Permalink

    I love Ellen Page so hard. Celebrity crush, anyone?
    But really, who doesn’t *heart* talented, intelligent young feminists? :)

  3. Toongrrl
    Posted April 6, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Permalink

    I wonder if she and Nostalgia Chick (Lindsey Ellis) are the same woman. They both AWESOME

  4. omghaygurlhay
    Posted April 6, 2010 at 11:10 pm | Permalink

    I had no idea she was a feminist. I’ll definitely be supporting her work from now on!

  5. myx.omatosis
    Posted April 7, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Permalink

    Honestly, why must every pro-choice person make apologies for abortion? What is wrong with being pro-abortion?

  6. Krista
    Posted April 8, 2010 at 3:01 pm | Permalink

    What is “pro-abortion”?

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