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Bono to speak at Alys Stephens Center

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Chaz Bono, the only child of Sonny and Cher, will present a free lecture at UAB's Alys Stephens Center, Thursday, October 18 at 7:00PM.

In 1995, Bono came out publicly in an interview with The Advocate.  Since then, he has become a national activist for rights in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, has written three books, and received a standing ovation for his 2011 documentary titled "Becoming Chaz."

Bono's lecture is part of the campus' commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month.  The event is sponsored by the UAB Vice Provost for Student and Faculty Success, UAB Student Life and the UAB Lecture Series.

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