Come on, Cher — accept you have a transgender son The GA Voice Editors November 12, 2010 Culture “She was a lesbian — she still is — but it’s not the same now,” Cher told Letterman Thursday night. “She has a beautiful girlfriend. But it’s not the same thing as being a homosexual, you feel as if you’re in the wrong body.” Chaz refers to himself as “he.” His mom should also. It must be hard to realize that the daughter you raised now identifies as a male, but as a loving parent — and, hello, again, a gay icon — who refuses to acknowledge this about her child, it just sets a precedent for society at large. Cher can make a difference with her words due to her star status. Let’s hope she learns to deal with her own issues and quit projecting them onto Chaz. Watch the video below: SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website − 5 = one Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.