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Chaz Bono Proposes to Jennifer Elia on Being Chaz

11/25/2011 at 07:00 PM EST



Dancing with the Stars fans may have noticed that Chaz Bono had a special someone supporting him each week on the sidelines of the ballroom: his fiancée, Jennifer Elia.

Now on Being Chaz – a follow-up to the Emmy-nominated documentary Becoming Chaz, which highlighted Bono's transition from female to male – viewers will witness an intimate moment between the couple as Bono, 42, gives her an engagement ring in Seattle. (Watch a clip above.)

"It's gorgeous. Thank you so much," Elia says of the sparkler. "It's stunning. It's huge."



The one-hour special, which airs Sunday on OWN (8 p.m. ET), documents their good times and their bad times, like when Bono faced backlash for being the first transgender contestant to compete on Dancing.

"People feel so angry that Chaz is entering their television," a tearful Elia says in another clip (below). "People who make change get shot, and I don't think that's worth it. ... This is insane. It's not worth doing a show if you're going to get shot."

"I don't want him to die for a cause," she added.

Following Being Chaz, OWN will air another documentary special, I Am Jazz: A Family in Transition (9 p.m. ET), which follows an 11-year-old transgender girl named Jazz and her family as they make life-changing decisions about how their daughter will grow up.

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