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'''Ellie Desautels''' is an actor and activist who is [[nonbinary]], [[transmasculine]]<ref name="Barasch">{{Cite web |title=Rise’s Ellie Desautels Talks Playing a Transgender Teen on Network TV |last=Barasch |first=Alex |work=Slate Magazine |date=12 March 2018 |access-date=9 April 2020 |url= https://slate.com/culture/2018/03/an-interview-with-trans-actor-ellie-desautels-star-of-nbcs-rise.html}}</ref>, [[genderqueer]]<ref>[https://www.instagram.com/ohyouknowellie/ Instagram bio]</ref>, and [[agenderflux]].<ref name="dundore">{{Cite web |title=Ellie & Wren |author=Brent Dundore |work=They Them Project |date=17 August 2018 |access-date=9 April 2020 |url= https://dundorephoto.com/ellie-wren/}}</ref> Notably, they play the transgender man Michael on the NBC show ''Rise''.<ref name="glaad">{{Cite web |title=GLAAD chats with Ellie Desautels from NBC's 'Rise' about trans representation on TV |author=Nick Adams |work=GLAAD |date=14 March 2018 |access-date=9 April 2020 |url= https://www.glaad.org/blog/glaad-chats-ellie-desautels-nbcs-rise-about-trans-representation-tv}}</ref><ref name="Barasch" />
 
Ellie is in a relationship with Wren Hallman who is also nonbinary. They met on Tumblr.<ref name="dundore" />
 
==Quotes==
{{quote|I realized that I wasn’t a girl in college. I met my fiance on Tumblr and we figured our gender identities out together, and found the term to describe ourselves on Tumblr.
 
That’s where I got most of my information. When I found some terms, I started looking more things up and putting more research into things.
 
There was never a moment where I did not like being a girl. I identified as such and I didn’t feel like oh, this isn’t right.
 
I had one momentary thing in high school that I can get into in a bit, but when I found there were other terms to describe me, like nonbinary terms and terms under the nonbinary umbrella, I started realizing that fits me better.
 
Not that girl didn’t fit me, but this fits me much, much better. I think this is definitely what I am.<ref name="Topel">{{Cite web |title=Rise's nonbinary actor Ellie Desautels talks tonight's episode and improving trans representation |last=Topel |first=Fred |work=Monsters and Critics |date=3 April 2018 |access-date=12 May 2020 |url= https://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/rises-nonbinary-actor-ellie-desautels-talks-tonights-episode-and-improving-trans-representation/}}</ref>}}
 
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