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Ellen Page and girlfriend Emma Portner hold hands

They went public earlier this year, making things Instagram official in July. 

And on Wednesday in Los Angeles, Ellen Page and her girlfriend Emma Portner were the picture of happiness as they walked the red carpet together for Page’s latest film Flatliners.

Both smartly dressed, Ellen, 30, sported a black blazer and collared shirt with leather leggings and boots. 

PDA: Ellen Page (R) holds hands with girlfriend Emma Portner at the premiere of Flatliners in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Her lady love chose a navy and black top with black shorts and patent leather flat loafers.  

Ellen posed with her co-stars Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons, Nina Dobrev and James Norton as they promoted their new release, a sequel to the 1990 movie of the same name.

Michael Douglas, who appeared in the original version of Flatliners alongside Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt and Kevin Bacon also attended the premiere.

It's love!: Portner is a dancer and teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City

It’s love!: Portner is a dancer and teaches contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City

Front and center: The 30-year-old actress stars in the sequel to 1990's Flatliners, which has the same name as the original film 

Front and center: The 30-year-old actress stars in the sequel to 1990’s Flatliners, which has the same name as the original film 

Page told the world that she was a lesbian at the Human Rights Campaign event on Valentine’s Day in February 2014 and she readily admits that her decision to be honest about who she is has had immensely positive effect on her life.

Speaking to Diva magazine, Ellen said: ‘Everything is different. From one day to the next [after coming out], I felt a happiness and an inner peace which I hadn’t known for years.’

‘My life now is overwhelming and I’m glad to be in a position where I can support my community and also help show that you can still play all kinds of roles after you are out,’ she continued. 

Leading lady: Of coming out, Page has said: 'I felt a happiness and an inner peace which I hadn't known for years.'

Leading lady: Of coming out, Page has said: ‘I felt a happiness and an inner peace which I hadn’t known for years.’

The cast: Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons, Nina Dobrev and James Norton also star in the movie

The cast: Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons, Nina Dobrev and James Norton also star in the movie

Frilly: Nina Dobrev opted for a layered white skirt with her button-front top and gray heels

Frilly: Nina Dobrev opted for a layered white skirt with her button-front top and gray heels

Support: Michael Douglas, who starred in the original Flatliners in 1990, posed with Dobrev

Support: Michael Douglas, who starred in the original Flatliners in 1990, posed with Dobrev

‘Things are changing fast and the more people who come out will ultimately help put an end to the idea that coming out destroys your career. We have to make that happen.’ 

Ellen says she was getting ‘increasingly unhappy’ before coming out and the fact she was hiding who she was had started to impact her work.

She also revealed coming out has given her career a boost in the right direction. 

Laced: Kiersey Clemons showed a hint of her tummy in her sheer sequined crop top

Laced: Kiersey Clemons showed a hint of her tummy in her sheer sequined crop top

Guest list: The movie's screening was also attended by Julia Kelly (L) as well as Kirby Bliss (R)

Guest list: The movie's screening was also attended by Julia Kelly (L) as well as Kirby Bliss (R)

Guest list: The movie’s screening was also attended by Julia Kelly (L) as well as Kirby Bliss (R)

‘Before I had to hide my sexuality and that was making me increasingly unhappy, uncomfortable and anxious. I’m excited and enthusiastic about my work again.

She says she feels like her career is new and fresh again. 

‘It feels the same way it did when I was 15 and beginning my career. It’s such a different feeling to be open about who you are and simply live that way and not have to put on masks and hide your identity. 

Putting on a show: Ashley Iaconetti wore a skintight black latex bodysuit with a pair of loose pants

Putting on a show: Ashley Iaconetti wore a skintight black latex bodysuit with a pair of loose pants

Putting on a show: Ashley Iaconetti wore a skintight black latex bodysuit with a pair of loose pants 

‘I feel an inner peace now which I hadn’t felt in a very long time.’

Ellen also admitted she reached a point in her life where her ‘desire’ to come out meant more to her than the any negative impact her sexuality could have had on her Hollywood career.

She said: ‘I reached a point where my desire to come out was so great that even if everyone in Hollywood had told me that I’ll never work again, it wouldn’t have made any difference. I didn’t want to hide anymore.’

Starry night: Husband and wife duo Stephen Boss and Allison Holker were also in attendance 

Starry night: Husband and wife duo Stephen Boss and Allison Holker were also in attendance 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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