the Kids These Days issue Jaime Lowe Illustration by Claire Merchlinsky This article appears in our 2016 Fall issue, Kids These Days. Subscribe today! In 2015, Lena Dunham, along with a bevy of other Hollywood actresses du jour, signed a petition against an Amnesty International proposal seeking to decriminalize sex work. Show More Summary
Before Sex and the City and Lena Dunham’s Girls came Jacqueline Susann’s 1966 bestselling novel Valley of the Dolls, about eight women in New York City dealing with heartbreak, addiction, and tragedy. This year marks the book’s 50th anniversary, but today is the late author’s birthday. We’re celebrating with 15 fascinating facts about the fabulously […]
The 2016 Emmy race is underway, and Vulture will take a close look at the contenders until the awards on September 18. Were it not for Gloria Steinem, we wouldn’t have Lena Dunham’s Lenny letter, a Netflix comedy about sexually active women in their 70s or — maybe – a female ... More »
Rae Angelo Tutera is an LGBTQ clothier and advocate. Rae's tailoring and advocacy are currently featured in a documentary titled Suited which can be seen on HBO and was produced by A Casual Romance (the company Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are behind). Show More Summary
Every four years, as reliably as the dawn on Feb. 29, comes the gust of American liberals promising to head for Canada after the presidential election. Lena Dunham, for example, is going to Vancouver if Trump wins. (“Now I have to get...Show More Summary
Lena Dunham wears a pair of overall shorts to conceal her fake baby bump while filming a scene for her HBO series Girls on Thursday (August 4) in New York City. In the scene, the 30-year-old actress appeared to be in a bad part of town and came across a man relieving himself on the [...]
"I think this is a moment that will stand the test of time." Celebrity stylist Cristina Ehrlich couldn't be more right. When it came to picking the Gabriela Hearst dress Lena...
CATHY YOUNG: Lena Dunham Is a Faux ‘Sexual Assault Survivor.’ She certainly was an odd choice to speak at the Democratic National Convention this year, when there are plenty of real sexual assault accusers who could have been asked.
This week in Lenny, Lena Dunham’s newsletter, plus-sized model Ashley Graham reflected on weathering a stream of unasked-for feedback about an Instagram photo she’d posted of herself. “YESSSS, HONEY!” She recalls thinking as she uploaded. Show More Summary
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Lena Dunham flashed her bum in a bikini on Instagram this past weekend while in Florida filming for the final season of her show, Girls. The actress shared her trip down to Florida with her fans on Instagram with the hashtag #girlsdoesflorida. Show More Summary
Lena Dunham’s grandmother, Dorothy, died ten days before Lena spoke at the Democratic National Convention this past Tuesday. She was 96. Lena’s mother, the artist Laurie Simmons, told me about Dorothy. “My mother was a political junkie,” she said. “She always had the TV on, so I can’t help but ... More »
Fresh off her appearance at the Democratic National Convention, where she spoke in support of nominee Hillary Clinton, Lena Dunham seems to be getting back to work on “Girls.” Over the weekend, the writer and director shared a couple...Show More Summary
There will inevitably be comparisons to HBO’s other female-driven, millennial comedy Girls, but the network's new series Insecure bares little resemblance to Lena Dunham’s show. The eight episode, half-hour comedy — produced by The Nightly Show’s Larry Wilmore — is an adaptation of star and creator Issa Rae’s web series Awkward Black ... More »
Lena Dunham is hard at work while filming new scenes on the set of her hit show Girls on Wednesday (July 27) in New York City. The 30-year-old actress and director was spotted wearing a fake baby bump for one scene. The night before, Lena and America Ferrera took the stage at the 2016 Democratic [...]
Hillary Clinton's DNC squad included Lena Dunham, America Ferrera and Demi Lovato.
Lena Dunham and America Ferrera teamed up to throw their support behind Hillary Clinton Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention.
During last night’s Democratic convention, abortion activists ad Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Lena Dunham applauded pro-abortion Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton for saying abortion should be a human right. Dunham, of course, wasShow More Summary
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Actresses Lena Dunham and America Ferrera mocked Donald Trump and his rhetoric in a joint speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, making a case for why the United States "cannot afford" a Trump presidency. The...Show More Summary