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Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham is a co-founder of Lenny.
Life
Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner Say Goodbye to Lenny

A final letter from our leaders.

October 18, 2018
Life
My Mom Didn’t Cook, and Neither Will I

An ode to an unconventional mother and a lifetime of takeout.

May 17, 2018
Culture
Gabrielle Union Is Captain of Team F*ck It

Lena Dunham interviews the actress about her new memoir, being a public person, and fighting for what she deserves.

December 5, 2017
Beauty
My Perfect F*cking Skin

Lena Dunham's one vanity was her complexion — until she got rosacea in her 30s.

December 18, 2017
Health
Supporting Reproductive Rights When You're a Person of Faith

A conversation with Nancy Northup, the president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, and her daughter Natalie Northup Bergner.

July 23, 2018
Culture
When Lena Dunham Met Patsy and Eddy

Lena Dunham interviews Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, the heroines of Absolutely Fabulous.

December 5, 2017
Life
Zoe Kazan Is the Friend We All Need

Lena Dunham writes an ode to her friend, the brilliant actress Zoe Kazan.

July 20, 2018
Life
Lena Dunham on Why She's Taking a Break to Heal

A note about why she's canceling the Lenny IRL tour to focus on her health.

August 8, 2018
Life
Get Lost in the Dreamy Moments of Teenage Girlhood in This New Film

Lena Dunham and filmmaker Jenny Gage reflect on the ephemeral, magical, maddening experience of growing up female.

July 11, 2018
Work
Jill Abramson Is a Pushy Broad

Lena Dunham talks to former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson about getting fired, supporting young journalists, and the sign outside her door that says "Push."

July 11, 2018
Culture
Lit Thursday: Willie Parker Is the Pro-Choice Hero We Need

Lena reviews a new book by the religious doctor who is giving southern women the right to choose.

October 21, 2018
Culture
The Secret Life of Kewpies' Kreator

The best-selling doll came to illustrator Rose O'Neill in a dream.

July 6, 2018
Health
One of a Kind

On the Healing Power of Sexual Fantasy.

June 27, 2018
Culture
The All-American Menstrual Hut

Lena Dunham and the memoirist Mary Karr talk bullying, Jesus, and bra technology.

December 18, 2017
Politics
100 Years

A video to celebrate a century of Planned Parenthood from Lena Dunham, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, America Ferrera and more.

August 1, 2018
Culture
Growing Into Yourself

Lena Dunham interviews Camila Cabello about what keeps her sane.

June 27, 2018
Culture
The Picture of Health

On an illness and an Instagram obsession.

June 25, 2018
Culture
The Lenny Interview: Zadie Smith

Lena Dunham and Zadie Smith have an email correspondence about success, male versus female anxiety, and all the feels.

December 9, 2017
Politics
Don't Agonize, Organize

A message from Lena about the presidential election and where we go from here.

June 22, 2018
Politics
Hillary Clinton for President

Unpublished excerpts from Lena Dunham's 2015 interview with HRC.

June 21, 2018
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