Before the surgical procedure, he was known as Chastity Bono, daughter of Cher and the late Sonny Bono. Prior to discovering that she needed to be a he, Chastity lived openly as a lesbian, causing a rift with her father. She has been in a long term relationship with girlfriend, Jennifer Elia.
Bono’s doctor was required to submit a declaration to the court, acknowledging that a gender-change operation took place. A hearing on the petition is schedule for May 6th in Santa Monica, California.
Cher and her daughter turned son have a strong relationship. Mother and son were recently photographed together at an art exhibition for Cher’s other son, Elijah Blue Allman.