Jamie Lee Curtis refers to the Oscar using nonbinary pronouns to support her transgender daughter Ruby.
In the August/September 2021 issue of AARP Magazine, Jamie Lee Curtis revealed the gender of her youngest child, whom she had with Christopher Guest. Her transsexual child.
Curtis released Ruby’s 27-year-old content with her consent. Annie, 36, Curtis’s oldest daughter, teaches dance. Curtis’s younger daughter designs games.
Coming out to loved ones or transitioning is difficult for trans persons. But, supportive parents and friends can make this easier. Curtis’ daughter’s parents accepted her new identity immediately. Curtis’ daughter faced this.
This journey may be tough for parents since it involves more than just observing their child’s physical development. Curtis welcomes this change. She released this information to show her support for her transgender daughter by explaining that the pronouns used to refer to her newly won Oscars award are different from those used to refer to «she or her».
Curtis received her first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress aged 64, surpassing expectations. Curtis won Best Supporting Actress. She won the trophy with Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan for their roles in “Everything, Everywhere, All at Once,” which also won Best Picture.
Read on to learn how Curtis accepted her transgender daughter and helped her transition.
Curtis admires and admires her transgender daughter’s self-discovery. She told AARP Magazine that she realises gender isn’t fixed and that life is a “constant metamorphosis” after her daughter Ruby came out as transgender. Ruby’s mother discussed her transsexual transition.
She and her husband “have watched with astonishment and love as our boy became our daughter Ruby.” Continued from last sentence
Ruby’s mother and daughter discussed her coming out to PEOPLE. Ruby told her parents she needed to open up to them about something important, but she was unable to do so while sitting with them. She texted them about it.
«That was unsettling—just the basic actuality of telling them something about myself that they didn’t know,» Ruby said. That was scary, but I overcame my anxieties. They had always tolerated me.
Curtis said she immediately called her daughter and cried during the phone call.
According to the magazine, the two were more comfortable with each other recently, although they still had some issues.
«It’s speaking a new language,» Curtis added. «New jargon and vocabulary are key. Starting out. I don’t pretend to know anything about it. I’ll botch it. I wish to prevent major mistakes.
After receiving her Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, Curtis was asked how she felt about being one of many women nominated and winning at the 2023 Oscars. She answered this question.
Curtis said, «See a lot more women get nominated so that there’s gender balance in all of the sectors, in all of the branches.» She called it “surreal and proud.”
«We are nowhere near that place, and of course, inclusion raises the more fundamental issue of how one can include everyone when there are only two possibilities. It’s very difficult.
I also want to promote more women, but de-gendering the category would hurt that. Curtis added that she understood the gap because she has a transgender daughter.
Curtis concluded that she wanted more diversity and women’s representation. «essentially just f***ing more ladies everywhere, any time», she said.
The day after her big win, Curtis appeared on The TODAY Show and cried after seeing her acceptance speech for the first time.
Hello, TODAY readers! Curtis warmly greeted her with her Oscar award. Seen here.
Savannah Guthrie, who appeared accompanying Hoda Kotb, asked the Oscar-winning actress, “Have we named her?”
Curtis then said, «In support of my daughter Ruby, I’m having them be a ‘they/them.
‘They’re settling in, so I’ll call them ‘them.’
She cried, «In my life, I never dreamed in a million years that I would have these couple of days, and I’m profoundly impacted by the entire thing.» «I never thought I would have these two days.»