Jamie Lee Curtis' daughter makes red carpet debut after coming out as transgender
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Jamie Lee Curtis' daughter made her red carpet debut after coming out as transgender.
The actor took to the red carpet to promote new horror movie, Halloween Ends, alongside her two daughters Annie Guest and Ruby Guest. Ruby came out as transgender in 2020.
Jamie Lee Curtis shared a photo from the event on Instagram, which she captioned: "My family. Proudest mother. Loving support. @halloweenmovie."
Ruby, who works as a video editor for a gaming personality on YouTube, previously told PEOPLE that she 'didn't come out [as trans] immediately when I probably should have'.
She told the publication: "When I was about 16, a friend of mine who is trans asked me what my gender was. I told them, 'Well, I'm male'. After, I'd dwell on the thought.
"I knew I was – maybe not Ruby per se, but I knew I was different. But I had a negative experience in therapy, so I didn't come out [as trans] immediately when I probably should have.
"Then, seven years later, still being Tom at the time, I told the person who is now my fiancé that I am probably trans. And they said, 'I love you for who you are'."
Jamie Lee said: "I knew Ruby had had a boyfriend. I knew that Ruby had used the word bi.
"But gender identity and sexual orientation – those are two separate things. And I knew that Ruby played female avatars in video games. But when you ask, 'Did you have an inkling that Ruby was trans?' I would say no.
"But when I replayed Ruby's life, I went, 'Hmm, that, that, those, hmm'.
The actor added: "I'm not proselytising, and I'm not trying to force-feed something to people. I'm simply saying, 'This is our family's experience'. I am here to support Ruby.
"That is my job. Just as it is to care and love and support her older sister Annie in her journeys. I'm a grateful student.
"I'm learning so much from Ruby. The conversation is ongoing. But I want to know, 'How can I do this better?'."
Ruby believes it is 'helpful to come out', despite living such a private life.
She said: "Yeah, no one knows anything about me, and I've tried my best until now to keep it that way. But I'm happy to talk about my experiences now. Is it helpful to come out? Yeah."
Ruby added: "But me coming out has nothing to do with my mom being famous. I've tried to stay out of the spotlight for many years, or at least done my best to. I'm happy to be more visible if it helps others."
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