Airial Clark

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I completed my Master’s Degree in Human Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University. Prior to attending graduate school, I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2007 with a double major BA in English Literature and Anthropology while raising two young sons as a single parent. At Cal, I was President of the Student Parent Association. I am a regular contributor to the Sex Positive Photo Project of the SF Bay Area and Shades Magazine. I have also written for Oakland Local and as a Sexy Mama Blogger for Good Vibrations Magazine. I have presented my original research at multiple academic conferences and symposiums. I presented my Master’s Thesis Study at the OpenSF Conference. I have trained with Community at Work to be a group facilitator and am fully committed to the participatory process of decision making. Read Full Profile ...

Let’s Talk

 Posted by on October 29, 2012
Oct 292012
 
Let’s Talk

Over in the sex education, public health, youth advocacy sphere, the month of October has been selected for the month to encourage parents to talk to their children about sexuality. The public health campaign is simply called, “Let’s Talk” it was started by the awesome Advocates For Youth, They support parents and caregivers in their [...]

Parenting Visibility

 Posted by on August 28, 2012
Aug 282012
 
Parenting Visibility

The mainstream representation of the parenting and sex dilemma is almost exclusively focused on the straight, monogamous, married person who is too burdened from parenting to have the sex life he or she (though usually she) once did. Pages and pages, site after site, blog after blog address and respond to this issue as if [...]

Introduction to Fearless Parenting

 Posted by on July 25, 2012
Jul 252012
 
Introduction to Fearless Parenting

Social support networks are crucial for both parents and sexual minority groups. In the studies I’ve created and contributed to, over and over, we can see the detrimental effects of isolation and invisibility. We, as hyper-social beings, need to see ourselves reflected in the actions of others. We need that reverb to let us know [...]