Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade proudly introduce their daughter Zaya

Lula Sharp
February 14, 2020

Wendy Williams is beyond impressed with Zaya Wade, the 12-year-old daughter of National Basketball Association legend, Dwyane Wade, who came out as transgender. Wade is also the legal guardian of his 18-year-old nephew, Dahveon Morris.

Zaire shared a pair of throwback photos of himself with Zaya, including a picture of him kissing his sibling on the cheek. I was only the child looking for company and someone to look after and take care of. "I don't care what they assume Z, you might be my greatest buddy and I really like you child, and if it means something, simply know there's no love misplaced on this facet".

"In his adoring message, Zaire went to talk with his followers he and Zaya" did everything together...we fought, we played, we laughed and we all cried.

Zaire continued. "I've told you that I would lay my life down to make sure you are ten toes down and happy on this earth". "I want to be referenced as 'she" and 'her.' I would love for you guys to call me Zaya, '" Wade said.

Dwayne Wade, a retired National Basketball Association (NBA) star and husband of popular actress Gabrielle Union, has gushed about his handsome daughter. Wade told Ellen Degeneres that he and his current wife Gabrielle Union standby their daughter.

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If your child identifies as LGBTQ+, it's an opportunity to not just be supportive of them as individuals, but also to offer support and advocacy for the entire community. We take our roles and our responsibility as parents very seriously.

"Dwyane went on to share with Ellen how Zaya selected to return out to her father and stepmother, explaining, "'I need to discuss to you guys, I feel going ahead I'm able to dwell my fact. She noted that although times have become more accepting there are many people who are still set in their ways, but "you've gotta just push through".

Meet Zaya. She's compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. Love and light, "wrote the actress".

Union, who Wade credited with reaching out to all of the family's resources, tweeted to thank those who "provided resources, love & encouragement", after Zaya came home to announce that she'd be using the pronouns she and her going forward. "And in reality, there is", she shared. "We are humble LGBTQ+ allies with ALOT to learn & grateful for all the support".

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