As Chastity Bono prepared to become Chaz, friends and family members were interviewed, sharing stories about the woman who was about to become a man. Chaz explained that he hated having a woman's body. He was never a girly girl. When Chastity was growing up, her mother believed it was a tomboy stage. Shortly after 40, Chastity prepared to become a man by taking hormone shots and wearing a chest binder until reconstructive surgery. For Chaz, transgendering is like going through another puberty. He believes people like him should transgender early and not at 40. Chaz wants to help others.