How Lena Dunham Did Curvy Girls Proud

How Lena Dunham Did Curvy Girls Proud

Girls is a popular show

But even more than that, it’s a show about regular people who we actually could or would run into in our day to day.

HuffPost Women covered how ‘Girls” gave a plus-size woman a romantic storyline MINUS any mention of her weight:

This is important ladies!

Many times, when voluptuous women are on camera, it’s immediately observed that she is going to play a shy, insecure role as the D.U.F.F (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). However, ‘Girls’ had an opportunity to show that larger women are still human beings at the end of the day. We work, stress about guys, drink, sex, sleep.

It’s important that curvy women realize their role portrayed in movies doesn’t have to be portrayed in their real lives. We have fun being the size that we are. Yes, we could be healthier, but not getting sleep is also unhealthy, and people who don’t sleep don’t get shamed for it.

Do you feel like plus-size women are depicted on-screen in a certain way? Let me know in the comments below.


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