Retired Miami Heat iconic basketball player, Dwyane Wade, is celebrating Pride Month for the first time after he announced his 13-year-old daughter, Zaya Wade, as a transgender girl.
On March 8, Zaya Wade had made her first public appearance identifying as a young woman at the Truth Awards in Los Angeles.
Today, Dwyane hopped to his Instagram page to honor Zaya amid the ongoing Pride Month and shared a photo of his daughter. In the photo, Miami Heat legend took a picture of his daughter while she was riding a horse.
The 38-year-old former NBA star left a simple message on the caption to share how proud he is of his daughter:
“Zaya! #happypride🌈 #13”
The photo has collected over 190K likes since Dwyane uploaded it on his IG feed. His wife, Gabrielle Union, headed to the comment section to honor her daughter too. Also, many followers made lots of comments to spread some love for father-and-daughter.
Gabrielle Union left:
His former teammate and close friend Udonis Haslem wrote:
Finally, every year, during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates Pride in various ways. These events are recognizing the influence LGBT people have had around the world.
Peep the Instagram post below.