In 2019, Dwyane’s then–12-year-old daughter, Zaya, came out as transgender. Since then, Gabrielle and Dwyane have expressed their support for Zaya in many ways and opened up about how her journey has enlightened them as parents.
“Now it’s our job to one, go out and get information, to reach out to every relationship that we have,” Dwyane told Ellen DeGeneres in 2020. “My wife reached out to everybody on the cast of Pose. We’re just trying to figure out as much information as we can to make sure that we give our child the best opportunity to be her best self.”