October 25, 2010. Political and social activist Chastity Bono – daughter of Sonny & Cher Bono – had a sex change and is now a man. Chaz said he hopes 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. He added, “We ask that the media to respect Chaz’s privacy during this long process as he will not be doing any interviews at this time. Her father Sonny passed however Cher, her mother, is far from accepting that her little girl is now a man….