Meet Gay Dads Janderson and Pedro with Their Three Kids

Janderson and Pedro met the old-fashioned way, in a bar 15 years ago. They always wanted kids and it was their dream to be biological parents; they have three adorable children through surrogacy. Janderson and Pedro with their kids live in Governador Valadares, Brazil.

Gays With Kids: Why did you choose surrogacy as your particular path to fatherhood?

Janderson: Because we would like kids with our characteristics.

Janderson and Pedro with their kids

Gays With Kids: What do you consider to be the most important lesson you are teaching your children?

Janderson: Respect and love.

Pedro and Janderson with their three kids

Gays With Kids: Please share any advice you may have for others considering a similar path to fatherhood.

Janderson: Our advice is never give up your dreams. When you become a parent, you will become a better human being.

Selfie in the mirror!

Gays With Kids: What names do your kids call you and your husband/partner?

Janderson is "Papai"; Pedro is "Pai".

The entire family in the park

Gays With Kids: Is there anything else you'd like to share about your experiences creating or raising your family?

Janderson: In my opinion the relationship between society and our family is much better than we could imagine. Because of that, we should not be afraid.

In the mountains

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