Cher and Annette Bening Bond Over Their Transgender Children
Cher and Annette Bening have become BFFs. The two have bonded because they both have transgender sons. Cher’s son with the late Sonny Bono, 43-year old Chaz Bono is an transgender advocate, writer, and musician. Annette’s son with Warren Beauty, 20-year-old Stephen Ira Beatty, has been openly transgender for years.
Now the two Mom’s are bonding over coffee swapping transgender stories and the challenges of being a Mom to transgender children. Neither feel their friends understand what is like to have a daughter become a man, so they have reached out to each other.
The Globe reports, “Cher and Annette have been calling and e-mailing each other and forth, sharing stories about the transgender topic. The both also enjoy reminiscing about their former baby girls childhood and sharing old photos.”
Consequently, Cher has become a good friend to Annette and a confident. Annette’s husband Warren is having trouble accepting their daughter wants to be a man. Annette needs someone to talk too and Cher has become someone she can confide it.