Lena Dunham Covers Elle

Lena Dunham is Elle‘s choice for its fifth annual Women in TV issue. We bet you have strong feelings about that. Please share them on social media!

Inside the issue, Dunham explains that she is dedicated to using her fame as a platform for speaking up about causes that are close to her heart. “It was always going to make me feel gross, for lack of a better word,” said Dunham. “I was like, ‘Oh, this attention is something I’m going to figure out how to use in a way that feels productive, healthy, and smart. And not just like as an excuse to collect handbags.’ Although, I love handbags.”

Please be sure to share your feelings on handbags, too.

Elle’s latest hits newsstands January 13.