Cher plans fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in Miami Beach
Cher will host a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in Miami Beach Aug. 19.
Clinton is not expected to attend the event which has a minimum donation of $250.
"I think Cher is a universal gay icon," said Tony Lima, executive director of the gay rights group SAVE Dade. "She is loved by many generations of LGBT folks. She is a strong woman and very in tune with the mantra of the gay community and being an individual and having a loud voice and being strong."
Cher's son Chaz Bono is transgender.
Clinton is a supporter of gay rights and announced her support for same-sex marriage in 2013 two years before she launched her current bid for president.
Politico reported about the Cher fundraiser earlier today.