Lena Dunham, Xena, and Other Celebs Who Support Breastfeeding: Time to Celebrate the Lactivists!

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Lena Dunham is a woman with plenty of opinions, including one on a hot-button issue: breastfeeding. Somehow, in 2013, some people have yet to realize that public breastfeeding doesn't hurt anybody. One of those "people" is Instagram. The photo-sharing app blocks any pics displaying a baby plus a nipple, and the Dunham called them out on it. Yesssss, Lena! The Girls star posted an adorable photo of a friend breastfeeding with the following caption: "My @sarahsophief feeding the brand new Dusty. I made the flower crown and she added the flower censor. Wish she didn't have to cuz the nipple is dope. Instagram, get down with the nipple."

But Dunham isn't the first celebrity to speak out against the stigma against breastfeeding. Here are some other ladies who are also lactivists. 

Lena Dunham is a woman with plenty of opinions, including one on a hot-button issue: breastfeeding. Somehow, in 2013, some people have yet to realize that public breastfeeding doesn't hurt anybody. One of those "people" is Instagram. The photo-sharing app blocks any pics displaying a baby plus a nipple, and the Dunham called them out on it. Yesssss, Lena! The Girls star posted an adorable photo of a friend breastfeeding with the following caption: "My @sarahsophief feeding the brand new Dusty. I made the flower crown and she added the flower censor. Wish she didn't have to cuz the nipple is dope. Instagram, get down with the nipple."

But Dunham isn't the first celebrity to speak out against the stigma against breastfeeding. Here are some other ladies who are also lactivists. 

Lucy Lawless

Xena Warrior Princess posed for a World Breastfeeding Week poster… and you'll never guess what she's doing (you can probably guess)! 

Gwen Stefani

My idol Gwenny Gwen Gwen has been very open about her love of breastfeeding. Love, Angel, Music, Boobie!

Jerry Hall

The legendary Jerry Hall was photographed breastfeeding her son by the also legendary Annie Leibovitz. Jerry, you are forever cool.

Julie Bowen

Proving she's oh-so Modern, the sitcom star showed off both of her sets of twins on Lopez Tonight (har har har, Kristie. GOOD ONE).

Salma Hayek

Taking it a step further, lactivist Salma Hayek breastfed a stranger's malnourished baby in Sierra Leone. The move incited some criticism, but Salma stands by it, stating "I actually think my baby would be very proud to share her milk."

Alicia Silverstone

In other "distributing the wealth" news, the Clueless star started a breast milk sharing program. No, I don't think she advocates the mother mama bird the breast milk into the baby's mouth.