Focusing on what’s important. Dwyane Wade opened up about why his 14-year-old daughter Zaya’s plans for Pride may look a little different this year.“My family, we’re not celebrating.

Zaya made it very clear that she [doesn’t] want to celebrate Pride. I think every day for her, having a loving, supportive community around her is her celebratory moment,” Wade, 40, exclusively told Us Weekly at the Time 100 Gala in New York City on Wednesday, June 8.The former NBA player noted that his family has other ways they plan to honor the LGBTQIA+ community. “But the biggest thing is my daughter said, ‘We want to be able to help other families,’” he added. “So throughout our foundations we try to make sure we are helping the LGBTQIA+ community.

That’s how we celebrate.”Wade shares daughter Zaya and son Zaire, 20, with his ex Siohvaughn Funches. The athlete is also dad to son Xavier, 8, whom he shares with Aja Metoyer. In November 2018, Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, welcomed their daughter, Kaavia, via a surrogate.According to the professional basketball player, he has a unique bond with each of his children. “Unfortunately, right now Kaavia has a lot of me in her and she’s giving us the flux because of it.