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Lena Dunham & Jenni Konner Are Turning This Twisted YA Thriller Into A Movie

A new young-adult book is headed to theaters. The Tracking Board reported Thursday that Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner will adapt Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart for the big screen. Dunham and Konner are the creative force behind the HBO hit series Girls,…
By Kristian Wilson

69% Of British Teen Girls Proudly Call Themselves Feminists For The First Time Ever

It seems feminism is on the rise with more and more teen girls in the United Kingdom happily describing themselves as feminists, according to a new survey out Thursday. In fact, researchers at UM London found teenage girls were more likely to conside…
By Morgan Brinlee

Why 'Girls' Emmy Nominations Are More Than Frustrating

Five years ago, a new HBO series made a splash by receiving four Emmy nominations in major categories — proving the show was here to stir things up and break some ground. Sure, Girls didn't take home any trophies that year, but creator Lena Dunham's …
By Jamie Primeau

The Girl Scouts' Guide To Fighting Sexism In America Today

The 2016 election sparked nationwide debates about the different manifestations of sexism in American society and, perhaps even more importantly, how we teach children to respond to it. As the leading group for empowering girls, but also an adamantly…
By Alexandra Spychalsky

Why It's Too Soon For A 'Girls' Reboot

It's official, TV's reboot fever isn't going anywhere anytime soon. With Will & Grace, Roseanne, and Dynasty revivals all heading to the small screen, everything old is suddenly new again. However, that doesn't mean everything needs to make a comebac…
By Sabienna Bowman

Here's The Answer To The 'Girls' Question You Didn't Ask

The last great Girls mystery has been solved. OK, so it's not so much a mystery as it is a lingering question people who love baby names might be pondering after the finale. According to TVLine, Hannah's son Grover has a middle name. And it's a very …
By Sabienna Bowman

You Need To Read These 'Girls' Finale Quotes

Girls has come to an end after six seasons of witty dialogue, flawed but dynamic characters, and hard life lessons. The season finale, entitled "Latching," stayed true to the show. It didn't sugar coat the reality of life or end with a pretty bow. "L…
By Hannah Shapiro

Lena Dunham Gave Women One More Win On 'Girls'

With Girls over, it also means the end of Lena Dunham doing weekly work to show a very normal, very human, and very naked body on TV. Hannah Horvath's openness about her body and her bodily functions is an essential part of her identity, so it was on…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Having A Baby Didn't Change Who Hannah Is On 'Girls'

If TV has taught me anything it's that on the eves of major life events, you must take a moment to soul search or panic or doubt how you got there. Whether it's the day of your wedding, the day you move, or — in the instance of Hannah Horvath — havin…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Hannah & Adam Didn't Get A Goodbye In The 'Girls' Finale

While it was major news that Jessa and Shoshanna would not be in the final episode of Girls, less was made about the fact that the boys of Girls would be missing in the series finale. Beyond Ray not being present during "Latching," Adam also wasn't i…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Hannah's Mom Dropped Some Serious Wisdom On 'Girls'

Even though Hannah is a mom herself, sometimes you just need a mom to give you the greatest reality check of your life. After Marnie called Loreen up, Hannah's mom came to the rescue on Girls. Although she maybe didn't respond to the news that Hannah…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Marnie & Hannah Raise Her Baby On 'Girls'

Adam and Laird had already offered to raise Hannah's baby with her, but in the series finale, Marnie was the one to help Hannah raise her son on Girls. While this sounded like a preposterous plan, a five-month time jump showed that Marnie was still a…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Shoshanna Had The Perfect 'Girls' Ending

Girls has become one of my favorite shows over the past few years. The writing is so spectacular that I find myself quoting episodes to prove points in my real life. I also love watching flawed female characters on TV that the audience can still choo…
By Hannah Shapiro

Jessa Isn't In The 'Girls' Finale

Unfortunately, Jemima Kirke has officially made her last appearance in the Girls universe, according to TV Line. As it turns out, the series' penultimate episode was actually the ultimate episode for sociopathic free spirit Jessa Johansson. So, why i…
By Rosie Narasaki

Why You're More Inclined To Call Yourself A "Charlotte" Than A "Marnie"

By the time that Sex and the City came to an end in 2004, the entire TV-watching population had already considered if they were a Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, or Charlotte — regardless if they had ever seen the show or not. With Girls — that other HBO …
By Caitlin Gallagher

Lena Dunham's New Project Is Surprising

After six seasons of struggling to figure out how to grow up, Hannah Horvath's journey is ending on Sunday night, leaving her creator and portrayer, Lena Dunham, with some time on her hands. Or so you would think. It turns out Dunham already has her …
By Sabienna Bowman

'Girls' Changed How We Look At Women On TV

With the end of Girls comes the end of an era. Lena Dunham’s piece de resistance about the trappings and mistakes of millennials of a certain city (and probably many other cities, too) drew ire, praise, and plenty of talk. Perhaps one of the most pol…
By Lindsay Denninger

This One Thing About Hannah's Pregnancy On 'Girls' Is A Missed Opportunity

With Girls on the way to its series finale, there's only so much time left for the show to be a lightening rod. Hannah Horvath's pregnancy was a surprising part of Girls' final season, but the same way it led the character to some long-awaited maturi…
By Kayla Hawkins

'Girls' Never Made Jessa The Villain

Jessa was many things on Girls, but she was never a villain. She could have been, though. If the HBO series was a typical TV rom-com Jessa likely would have been cast as the one keeping star-crossed lovers Adam and Hannah apart. Let’s be honest, that…
By Shannon Carlin

'Girls' May Have One Final Lesson To Teach Hannah

The time for the Girls series finale is almost upon us and, frankly, saying goodbye is going to suck so hard. After six long years, how will Girls end? It's the biggest question remaining for a show that's constantly asking questions about life, love…
By Allie Gemmill