Lena Dunham

Can We All Take A Moment To Remind Ourselves What Empowerment Actually Means?

Phoebe Cleghorn | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Phoebe Cleghorn

While it may seem reductive to compare the 'empowering' action of posting a photo of some nipples on Instagram to all of the above, it's simply important to remember that we have so much more to offer than just that. It's time that we all realised our true and varied capabilities in inciting genuine positive change. Only then, will we be empowered.

Lena Dunham's Cellulite Is Centre Stage On Glamour's Latest Cover - And She Couldn't Be Happier About It

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has praised Glamour magazine for not retouching her body in a recent cover shoot. The ‘Girls’ star praised the magazine for not digita...

Lena Dunham Apologises For 'Distasteful' Abortion Comment

PA for HuffPost UK | Press Association | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lena Dunham has been forced to apologise, after she was heavily criticised for comments she made about having not had an abortion but "wishing she had...

Lena Dunham And Jemima Kirke Star In Body-Positive Lingerie Shoot

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Style

Lena Dunham and Jemima Kirke have teamed up with body-positive underwear brand Lonely to model its new line of lingerie. The ‘Girls’ stars posed f...

Lena Dunham Suggests Defacing 'Jason Bourne' Posters

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

For such an erudite, intelligent, Oscar-winning, popular actor, Matt Damon has shown another talent recently - for stirring up controversy. Last Sept...

Lena Dunham Lays Into Kanye West's 'Famous' Video

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lena Dunham has laid into Kanye West, over his controversial ‘Famous’ music video. The video was unveiled over the weekend, and shows Kanye lying ...

Lena Dunham And 'Girls' Co-Stars Want You To Support Survivors Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham and her 'Girls' co-stars have created a video encouraging people to show their support for survivors of sexual assault. The message of th...

Lena Dunham Bans Media From Photoshopping Images Of Her

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has vowed she will no longer allow retouched images of herself to be used in the media after she "barely recognised herself" in a magazine...

Lena Dunham Apologises For Photoshop Claim After Magazine Denies Retouching

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lena Dunham has issued a public apology to a Tentaciones magazine after claiming it had Photoshopped an image of her on its front cover. The 'Girls...

Magazine Responds To Lena Dunham's Photoshop Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Spanish magazine Tentaciones has issued a response to Lena Dunham after she called them out for 'Photoshopping' her body. Dunham shared a photo on...

Lena Dunham Has Something To Say About Photoshopped Pics

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lena Dunham has become the latest famous woman to speak out against magazines for their heavy use of Photoshop. The ‘Girls’ actress and creator...

Lena Dunham's Letter Of Support For Kesha Is A Must-Read

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lena Dunham has become the latest celebrity to make a public show of support to Kesha, by outlining her thoughts in an essay, titled ‘Why Kesha’s ...

Everything You Need To Know About Endometriosis

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Endometriosis affects one in 10 women of reproductive age here in the UK. It is the second most common gynaecological condition, causing sufferers ...

'I Hate Women Bosses' - And Other Things a Man Daren't Say Out Loud

Tim Samuels | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tim Samuels

The greater and grittier the female revelation, the more walls broken down - and the louder the critical approbation. But is the same true for men? Is uncensored male candour socially acceptable? Is giving voice to what's truly on your mind more likely to land you unemployable than lauded for your bravery?

Lena Dunham Brilliantly Mocks The Daily Mail's Critique Of Her 'Heroic' Jumpsuit

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Style

Lena Dunham has schooled the Daily Mail in the art of fashion appreciation by mocking their critique of an outfit that made her feel "heroic". Dunh...

Even Body Confident Lena Dunham Feels Insecure At Times

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From the outside, Lena Dunham seems like the most body confident woman in the world. Whether she's getting her kit off in 'Girls' or posting under...

Lena Dunham Is Launching A Feminist Newsletter For Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Not content with the titles of scriptwriter, book author, actress, director and producer, Lena Dunham is about to add another string to her bow. T...

We Love Lena Dunham's Lingerie - And Her Body Confidence

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Style

Lena Dunham is one celebrity who's not afraid to take it all off, and we love her for it. Proving to women everywhere you don't need to be a certai...

The Definitive Who's Who In Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' Video

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Taylor Swift has finally stopped teasing us and unveiled the music video for her fourth single of the ‘1989’ era, a remixed version of ‘Bad Bloo...

Taylor Swift's New Music Video Is EPIC

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

After what feels like centuries of teasing us - it’s actually been about a week and a half - Taylor Swift has finally unveiled the music video for h...

Ultimate Style Homage To Birthday Girl Lena Dunham

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Style

The amazingly talented Lena Dunham turns 29 today and to be honest, we can't imagine a world without her. From her unabashedly honest sex scenes in...

Does #NoThighGap Really Celebrate All Bodies?

Sarah Moyes | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

While it was great that women wanted to show the world their photos, those of us with a thigh gap were left feeling excluded like the new kid in school. Surely we shouldn't be made to feel like there's something wrong with our bodies just because we happen to have a gap between our thighs?

Top Ten Female Comedians To Look Out For On Screen In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

This week sees the release of critically acclaimed comedy-drama 'The Skeleton Twins', in which Kristen Wiig plays a depressed woman attempting to reco...

Twitter Trolls Gonna Troll, Troll, Troll

Sarah Moyes | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Moyes

I lost count of the number I got from people who were calling me everything from a slut to someone who should die because she was so ugly. Just like Lena, I found it really hard to push these sort of comments aside, even though I didn't know the people who were saying it.

Why Are We Shaming Women for Being Human?

Rachel Thompson | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Thompson

In this digital age of social media, selfies and smartphones, how realistic is it to expect to see a true and un-retouched representation of natural female beauty?