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September 25, 2014
Oh Lena

After Emma Watson’s wonderful and articulate and inspiring and important and ACCESSIBLE speech on gender equality at the UN in New York this week, another kickass lady has spoken up and gone and ruddy NAILED IT. And uh oh… it got me thinking. Don’t worry fellas; there should be something in this post for you too. Hopefully. But let me just have a moment… Lena Dunham. You know, her of Girls fame who, thanks to the series taking the (very fun, and very watchable) stereotypes of Sex and the City and kind of showing them up a little bit, has made all those who’ve watched it, or have listened to her speak or read her words (oh hi, Lena’s Twitter) for more than a millisecond at least think, at least momentarily, about what it means to be ‘pretty’ in the conventional sense. Girls, as I’m sure you’re aware, is full of funny,…

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