Chaz Bono has just joined the cast of “Dancing With The Stars.” Here’s a look at Chaz through the years, before and after his gender transition:
Cher comforts her daughter Chastity Bono during a rally for ‘National Coming Out Day’ in Washington DC in 1996. This was Cher’s first public appearance in support of her daughter.
Chastity and Cher at Sonny Bono’s funeral in 1998.
Chastity and Cher with Sonny Bono’s widow, Mary, and two of their kids (Chesare and Chianna) at the unveiling of Sonny and Cher’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998
Chastity in 1999.
Chastity in 2000
Chastity in 2002
Chastity in 2005
Chaz (now going by “Chaz” and not “Chastity”) with girlfriend Jennifer Elia in 2009. Chaz started the gender transition in 2008.
Chaz in 2010. Chaz”s legal transition was completed in May of 2010, “when a California court granted his request for a gender and name change,” according to Wikipedia.
Chaz and Jennifer in January of this year
Chaz and Cher in November
Chaz in July of this year.