LOS ANGELES, Calif. --Chaz Bono wants a judge to legally change his name and gender.The 41-year-old was born a female to parents Sonny Bono and Cher. He underwent a sex change operation last year.
Formerly called Chastity, Bono has called the gender change "the best decision I've ever made."
He filed a petition to change his name and gender last week. A hearing on the petition is scheduled for May 6 in Santa Monica.