Chaz Bono

LGBTQ rights advocate, author, and speaker

Chaz Bono is an LGBTQ rights advocate, author, speaker, and the only child of famed entertainers Sonny and Cher. Chaz’s decision to come out prompted his public work in support of LGBTQ rights and social justice. Chaz has contributed as a writer-at-large to The Advocate and became spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, promoting National Coming Out Day. Chaz also served as Entertainment Media Director for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). An acclaimed author, Chaz has written three books including Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man, Family Outing: A Guide to the Coming Out Process for Gays, Lesbians, and Their Families, and The End of Innocence: A Memoir.