Zaya’s massive brother and Dwyane’s eldest little one Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade wrote on his Instagram web page, “I will at all times be right here to like & defend you, by means of thick n skinny. You bought a brother in me 5L it doesn’t matter what and Ima be sure as you become older you perceive that…I really like you child, glad g day @zayawade. Proceed to encourage & persevere via all! We received your again on this aspect Zaya.”

This marks the transgender teen’s second birthday utilizing her first identify of Zaya publicly since her stepmom and pa, who additionally has a 7-year-old son, Xavier Zechariah Wade, 19, launched her in February 2020.

“Meet Zaya,” Gabrielle wrote on social media on the time. “She’s compassionate, loving, whip good and we’re so happy with her. It is Okay to hearken to, love & respect your kids precisely as they’re. Love and lightweight good folks.”

Additionally round the identical time, Dwyane spoke about his and Gabrielle’s support of Zaya on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, saying “We’re proud dad and mom of a kid within the LGBTQ+ neighborhood and we’re proud allies as properly.”

In March 2020, Zaya made her first red carpet appearance on the sixth annual Fact Awards in Los Angeles. She was joined by Gabrielle and Dwyane, who wrote on Instagram on the time, “Everybody enable her to re-introduce herself, her identify is Zaya Wade! Final night time was Zaya’s first purple carpet and we could not have been prouder of how she dealt with the questions that have been requested of her. She has emerged as one of many younger faces and voices for the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.”

See Zaya’s cutest household pictures through the years: