Cher is taking to Twitter to defend her son Chaz Bono.
The superstar posted several tweets Wednesday defending his participation on the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars." Bono is the first transgender competitor on the hit ABC show.
Cher says her son, who was born female and underwent surgery to become a man, is being "viciously attacked" on blogs and message boards since the new cast was announced Monday.
"This is Still America right? It took guts 2 do it," Cher wrote, adding that she supports him no matter what he chooses to do.
"Mothers don't stop Getting angry with stupid bigots who (mess) with their children!" the 65-year-old singer wrote.
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