Via #ONSITE Contributor @MannieOnTheScene
Dwayne Wade appeared on The Ellen Show and discussed his child’s decision to identify as female. Wade is in full support of his child’s decision and refers to her as a ”leader.”
Dwayne Wade and ex-wife Siohvaugn Funches 12-year-old son, Zion, has told his parents that he wants to be referred to as a female renamed “Zaya.” Gabrielle Union and Wade have welcomed Zaya in with open arms and whole-heartedly respects her wishes. Wade mentions in the interview that he had to educate himself on the LGBTQ+ community. Gabrielle Union even reached out to the entire cast of the movie “Pose” for guidance.
“First of all, me and my wife Gabrielle, we are proud parents of a child in the LGBTQ+ community and we are proud allies as well.”Wade says.
He proudly posts his entire family on his Instagram and is behind his now daughter, Zaya.