I have no desire to rehash any of Lena Dunham’s “rage spiral” on Twitter after several publications accused her of sexual abuse based on excerpts from her memoir. I will say this, however: Many people were concerned about Dunham exploiting her sister’s experiences for personal gain (specifically, the pebbles in her vagina anecdote).
Yesterday, Lena’s sister, Grace Dunham, took to Twitter and addresses those allegations. Kind of.
heteronormativity deems certain behaviours harmful, and others "normal"; the state and media are always invested in maintaining that— Grace Dunham (@simongdunham) November 3, 2014
As a queer person: i'm committed to people narrating their own experiences, determining for themselves what has and has not been harmful— Grace Dunham (@simongdunham) November 3, 2014
2day, like every other day, is a good day to think about how we police the sexualities of young women, queer, and trans people— Grace Dunham (@simongdunham) November 3, 2014
I have but one comment, and then we can (hopefully) put this one to bed: