Reason #1: Girls. Enough said.
Reason #2: For being refreshingly confident and disarmingly humble, all at once.
Reason #3: Actor, writer, director, producer -- she does it all with ease.
Reason #4: For showing us the beauty of a body-positive attitude and for setting a powerful example for our daughters and ourselves.
And recently, in her signature, unafraid-to-bare-all, generous style…
Reason #5: Using Throwback Thursday (#tbt) to Instagram the advice she got at age 19 from Time Out New York’s sex columnist Jamie Bufalino, on when, where, and how to reveal her virginal status. (Written in the delightful manner you would expect from Lena Dunham, her question and Bufalino’s answer are here and here and here.)
Thanks, Lena Dunham. We weren't looking for another reason to love you, but we're always glad to have one! (Hat tip to HuffPost.)
Photo credit: Lena Dunham (on Instagram)