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  • Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m Always A Bit Puzzled When Any Woman’ Won’t Say She’s A Feminist

    Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said she’s “puzzled” by women who refuse to identify as feminists during an interview with actress Lena Dunham.

    Dunham, whose HBO show “Girls” has made her a feminist icon for the millennial generation, asked Clinton whether she too considered herself a feminist.

    “Yes. Absolutely,” a beaming Clinton responded. “I’m always a little bit puzzled when any woman of whatever age, but particularly a young woman, says something like, ‘Well, I believe in equal rights but I’m not a feminist’”

    Clinton wants all women to wear the feminism label with a badge of honor.

    “A feminist is by definition someone who believes in equal rights,” she continued. “I’m hoping that people will not be afraid to say, ‘That doesn’t mean you hate men. It doesn’t you want to separate out the world, so you’re not a part of ordinary life.’ That’s not what it means at all! It just means that we believe women have the same rights as men, politically, culturally, socially, economically.”

    The full interview is set to be released Tuesday when Dunham’s newsletter venture Lennyletter.com goes live Tuesday.

    The HBO Girls actress has been a vocal supporter of Clinton.  Dunham stated that Clinton’s campaign logo is her “new tramp stamp” back when Clinton launched her presidential bid.


    Alicia Powe

    Staff Writer

    Alicia Powe is a staff writer for Daily Surge. She worked in the War Room of the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee and served as a White House Intern during the George W. Bush administration. Alicia has written for numerous outlets, including Human Events, Media Research Center and Townhall.com.

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