Chaz Bono asks court to make new name, gender official
Chaz Bono, the child of Cher and Sonny Bono formerly known as Chastity, has filed for a legal change of name and gender, E! News reports.
"Chaz Bono has filed a formal petition in California Superior Court to legally change his name and gender," said Kristina Wertz of the Transgender Law Center, speaking with E!
A hearing on the matter is scheduled for May 6.
-- Christie D'Zurilla
Photo: Chaz Bono arrives to the 2009 Outfest opening night gala of "La Mission" at L.A.'s Orpheum Theatre on July 9, 2009. Credit: Angela Weiss / Getty Images
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