December 2, 2020

Watch Dwyane Wade embrace his 12-year-old child’s gender identity

Watch Dwyane Wade embrace his 12-year-old child's gender identity

Dwyane Wade is one supportive papa.

On Tuesday, former NBA player Wade (who is married to actress Gabrielle Union) appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and told Ellen about the moment his 12-year-old child came home to talk with Wade and Union about her gender identity.

“Once Zaya came home… and said ‘Hey, so I want to talk to you guys. I think going forward I’m ready to live my truth, and I want to be referenced as ‘she’ and ‘her.’ I would love for you guys to call me Zaya,'” Wade said.

When Zaya was born, she was named Zion and recognized as a boy.

Wade said it’s now his and Union’s jobs to learn as much as possible to support Zaya. Union has already reached out to every cast member of the popular TV show …

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