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By Thomas Phippen
Actress Lena Dunham, Planned Parenthood supporter creator of HBO’s Girls, sold the dress she wore on election night when Hillary Clinton lost the race for the presidency.
Dunham posted the dress on the internet consignment site TheRealReal for $125 Monday, and it has already been claimed. Dunham is cleaning out her closet, posting more than 150 clothing items for sale and promising to donate the proceeds to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, one of her favorite organizations, according to The New York Times.
As one of the many entertainers who attended Clinton’s election night party in New York City Nov. 8, Dunham said she cried after President Donald Trump’s victory. “[Lady Gaga] let me into her vagina for safety when I cried,” Dunham wrote in an Instagram post along with a photo of her posing in the dress.
Dunham explained that she is getting rid of the dresses to get a fresh start in the age of Trump. “And now, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ just seems too real,” Dunham told TheNYT, referring to Margaret Atwood’s novel. “It’s a very, very challenging moment to be a woman in America. Planned Parenthood’s never been more essential. The work that I’ve done with them has really become front and center to my life, really as important to me as my art in a lot of ways.”