When Dwyane Wade recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and unequivocally embraced his 12-year-old’s decision to use the name Zaya, along with female pronouns, the basketball star showed the world how a loving adult can — and should — accept LGBTQ youth.
“Me and my wife, my wife [actress] Gabrielle Union, we are proud — when I say proud — we are proud parents of a child in the LGBTQ+ community,” he told DeGeneres.
That day Union tweeted, “Meet Zaya. She’s compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are.” Read more…
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