Lyndsay Kirkham


Lyndsay Kirkham holds a Master of Arts (McMaster University) in English Literature, with a focus on women’s writing from the late Renaissance period. Lyndsay is the writer of ourfeministplayschool, an attached-feminist parenting blog, and looks forward to the publishing for her forthcoming book: Feminist Parenting - from theory to life lived (Demeter Press 2014). Lyndsay has been published in The Mother (UK), is a regular contributor at ParentDishCanada, and her words around mothering and feminism have been shared by CBC, The Grid and CFRB 1010. Lyndsay’s writing can also be found in Canadian Woman Studies, Kiss Machine, Natural Parents Network, Week Woman and We Talk Women. Lyndsay is an active member of the Toronto feminist community, and is interested in the networked feminism’s impact on mothering and birth.

Navigating through Frida

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is Frida Kahlo who remains a ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in ... [ more ]

There were earlier ones. Women who shaped my feminism, women who shaped me in my feminism(s). But, it is ... [ more ]

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Does Bud Light’s #UpForWhatever Include Being #UpforRape?

Bud Light’s most recent marketing campaign includes an obvious and dangerous stab at consent culture. Some Bud Light bottles read: “The perfect beer for removing ... [ more ]

Bud Light’s most recent marketing campaign includes an obvious and dangerous stab at consent ... [ more ]

Bud Light’s most recent marketing campaign includes an obvious and dangerous stab at consent culture. Some Bud Light bottles ... [ more ]

Ignore the Pearl-Clutching Conservatives; Ontario Kids Need a New Sex-Ed Curriculum

The last time the Ontario Ministry of Education changed the sex education curriculum, that no one had an email address and Pluto was still ... [ more ]

The last time the Ontario Ministry of Education changed the sex education curriculum, that ... [ more ]

The last time the Ontario Ministry of Education changed the sex education curriculum, that no one had an email ... [ more ]

How Talking About Sexism in the Tech Industry Led to My Giant Head on The View

Sexism in the tech-sector (and pretty much all other facets of life) exists, no matter how many times you try and wave a giant ... [ more ]

Sexism in the tech-sector (and pretty much all other facets of life) exists, no ... [ more ]

Sexism in the tech-sector (and pretty much all other facets of life) exists, no matter how many times you ... [ more ]

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“Strong Women” Can Still Experience Violence

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the bathtub’s porcelain edge, cradling the phone in my hand I ... [ more ]

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the ... [ more ]

by Lyndsay Kirkham Trigger warning for discussion of intimate partner violence. Perched on the bathtub’s porcelain edge, cradling the ... [ more ]