5. Marnie finds solace in PR and vows to never forgive herself for not discovering her love for PR sooner.
So I had never watched HBO’s “Girls” before and decided to catch up on it last night. I have to say, I really enjoyed it!
I like to find myself in other people, by putting them into my body and calling it experience.
I’m glad she donated funds to a good cause. But at the same time, I demand we up our standards for active allyship.
“Girls see enough of this body that we can’t imitate, that we’ll never be able to obtain, these unrealistic expectations…it’s better to look strong and healthy.”
I tell myself that it’s just the weather, that after I break out of my winter doldrums I will happily waltz into the Washington Sports Club every day at 5:30 pm and get in shape for (eek) bikini season. Of course I will.
When it comes to body image and diversity in media, pretty white ladies – even ones who hate bras and trip on red carpets – aren’t going to get us there.
As the episode continued, the sight of Lena Dunham in the green bikini became less shocking. We began to notice other things about the character – and even forgot that she was wearing a bathing suit at one point.
There will always be a place for beautiful, thin people on our screens and pages.
So Hannah has slipped and showed signs of immaturity. Oh, the horror! Except wait; isn’t this normally a mark of a true human being, complete with all of our humanly flaws?