From HuffPost Live! “Daddy & Me”

Check out this conversation from Huffpost live!

Daddy & Me.

Video Description:

“In his new documentary, “Dear Dad,” Chase Simmons explores the relationship between black gay men & their fathers. In a culture that often shuns homosexuality, Chase joins HuffPost Live to discuss his new film & how we can change mental stereotypes..”

Film Description:

“Dear Dad,” is a film that peeks into the lives of your friends, brothers, cousins, co-workers, sons, and uncles. You’ll meet 8 diverse same gender loving men living in “Black Gay Mecca”; Atlanta, GA. The project aims to give same gender loving men a platform to tell their varying yet universal stories about their relationship with their father and how it has shaped them as men. Ultimately, the documentary is meant to help these men and men like them appreciate what gave them hope and heal what gave them hurt.”

“Dear Dad” Trailer

“Dear Dad,” Teaser from Eight Peace Productions on Vimeo.

To learn more about the project and to watch the film in its entirety, visit

Love & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW



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I'm a Social Justice Educator and Aspiring Humanitarian who is interested in conflict resolution, improving intergroup relations, and building more equitable and inclusive communities. "Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian" is my blog, where I write about issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. By exploring social identities through written word, film & video, and other forms of media, I hope to continue to expand and enrich conversations about social issues that face our society, and to find ways to take social action while encouraging others to do so as well in their own ways.

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