Cher defends Chaz Bono competing on DWTS

Chaz Bono and Cher

So at first, when I heard Chaz Bono was going to be on Dancing With The Stars, I was all like “Yay! Good for him!” and then I sat back and realized “Oh, wait, that’s right, the Internet is full of dickwads …” So of course, people started bombing the web talking about how ABC is somehow trying to destroy families by acknowledging the fact that trans people exist and deserve the same rights as us. Anyway, Chaz’s mother, the incomparable Cher, took to Twitter to tell everyone to back the fuck off her son or she’d krav maga their balls through their fucking skull (I’m paraphrasing here.)

@cher: lovelies! Chaz is Being Viciously Attacked on Blogs & Message boards about being on DWTS! This is Still America right ? It took guts 2 do it

@cher: I support him no matter what he chooses 2do! God! will there always be haters! It took COURAGE 2 do dwts ! TG Chaz has an Unlimited supply

@cher: Can u guys check out sites & give him your support ? BTW … Mothers don’t stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who fk with their children !

Hey, inbred Internet assholes: I know you think that acknowledging transfolk and other people who aren’t heterosexual Aryan Christians somehow hurts families, but did it ever occur to you that people who are different from you might have families themselves? You know, families who love them? As in, that completely invulnerable, unbreakable concept you seem to think can at any moment crumble because, HOLY SHIT, people aren’t like you? Well, they do. Trans people have families and people like you who say otherwise are complete cunts. And also: IT’S A FUCKING DANCE COMPETITION.

Chaz Bono and Cher

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