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Who's My Mother?

Raised by two different toxic maternal figures, the writer has spent her life looking for someone to nurture and guide her. And she found her in the most unexpected place.

Kate Harding is a longtime feminist blogger and the author of Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do About It, forthcoming from Da Capo Press in September 2015. Harding’s column, “All the Rage,” is her irreverent and smart take on the most infuriating and/or fascinating news of the day. She currently lives in Chicago.