His parents are entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher. Bono is a transgender man. In , while then identifying as a woman, and several years after being outed as lesbian by the tabloid press, he publicly self-identified as a lesbian in a cover story in a leading American gay monthly magazine, The Advocate , eventually going on to discuss the process of coming out to oneself and to others in two books. The memoir The End of Innocence discusses his outing, music career, and partner Joan's death from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Cher's daughter Chastity Bono in final stages of sex change
Chaz Bono - Wikipedia
CNN -- Chastity Bono, gay-rights activist and child of performer Cher and the late entertainer and politician Sonny Bono, is in the early stages of transitioning from a female to a male and will be known as Chaz, his spokesman said Thursday. It is Chaz's hope that his choice to transition will open the hearts and minds of the public regarding this issue, just as his 'coming out' did nearly 20 years ago. Someone's decision to transition does not necessarily mean they are undergoing gender reassignment surgery, and in many cases they do not, said Mara Keisling, executive director of the Washington-based National Center for Transgender Equality. We don't have any idea how many do.
SHOCK! Cher’s daughter Chastity Bono to have sex change
By Heidi Parker. Fresh off her criticism of Miley Cyrus's VMA performance, legendary singer Cher is at it again, this time voicing her opinion about her daughter's gender reassignment. Mother and son: Cher said in a recent interview that she had a 'hard time' once her daughter Chastity became Chaz, who she's pictured with here in
Cher has revealed that she was ''traumatised'' when she made the realisation that she would never hear her daughter's voice again. The singer's son Chaz Bono, who was born a female named Chastity, began gender reassignment surgery around three years ago. She said in new documentary Becoming Chaz : "I was hysterical one day because I was calling Chaz's answering machine and I realized it was her old voice, and then I said, 'Chaz is there a way I can save it because I will never hear that voice again?