Modern TV's Feminist Star Speaks Out: "I Need Birth Control"
Last night Lena Dunham stirred up conversation on Twitter when she posted:
I need birth control because I have endometriosis and it helps manage pain. Why do you?— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) July 23, 2014
Thousands of women responded immediately, and Dunham retweeted a handful of the answers. Ranging from managing pain to alleviating period woes, the conversation shows that birth control positively effects women's lives in many more ways than one. Click through to see some of the responses. The last one is the best!
Photo: Dunham with the cast of Girls
Prompoted by Dunham, women of all ages and occupations shared their reasons for using birth control.