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How Lenny Letter Turned an Unorthodox Media Model Into a Safe Place for Women
By: Contently
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The origin story for Lenny Letter, the feminist newsletter launched by Girls co-creators Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, starts back in 2014. Dunham was on a book tour to promote her essay collection Not That Kind of Girl, and at each event, she spoke with communities of women interested in their rights, bodies, and relationships to one another.

“They weren’t just there to meet me,” Dunham explained on a panel during She Runs It’s “2017 What’s Hot in Media” conference. “They were there to connect with each other. We wanted to tap into that.”

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This article was first published by Contently.com. A link to the original can be found at the bottom of the post. www.contently.com
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