Dwyane Wade has discussed his child’s gender journey after his son Zion, 12, made the decision to identify as female and now goes by the name Zaya.

The retired NBA superstar spoke candidly in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, which is set to air Tuesday, in which he further discussed parenting Zaya as well as revealing he sought help in the cast of Pose for help with addressing the situation.

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Dwyane, who shares Zaya with his ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches, detailed how he and his current wife Gabrielle Union had to educate themselves about the LGBTQ community and said they are ‘proud parents and allies’ of the child.

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