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Lena Dunham Wants Everyone To Know About The Incredible Words Of Tom Meagher

"Tom Meagher used his wife's unspeakable death to create dialogue, so bless the fuck out of him."

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The Girls creator posted a stirring Instagram post using the words of Tom Meagher - the husband of Jill Meagher who was raped and murdered in Melbourne.

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"Beautiful words from Tom Meagher, whose wife Jill was raped and murdered. To anyone who has accused me/us of vilifying men as a group: analysis of the rampant forces that keep women from speaking about assault should not scare you. It should excite you, because you will have happier, more engaged and empowered partners who trust you and open up to you. I fucking love men, I want to be in dialogue with men. And Tom Meagher used his wife's unspeakable death to create dialogue, so bless the fuck out of him."
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The case sparked an outpouring of emotion and anger in Australia... and on Twitter, Dunham continued to challenge the dominant media narratives about violence against women.

Some men are enraged by stories of sexual assault that don't have clear cut villains, pimps or men with guns...

Lena Dunham@lenadunhamFollow

Some men are enraged by stories of sexual assault that don't have clear cut villains, pimps or men with guns...

5:29 PM - 18 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

That's because these stories force them to ask hard questions about their history with consent...

Lena Dunham@lenadunhamFollow

That's because these stories force them to ask hard questions about their history with consent...

5:29 PM - 18 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Well, we all have to ask hard questions. Grow the fuck up.

Lena Dunham@lenadunhamFollow

Well, we all have to ask hard questions. Grow the fuck up.

5:29 PM - 18 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Thank you to all the women who have shared with me, and to all the men who have said "I believe you." I love you.

Lena Dunham@lenadunhamFollow

Thank you to all the women who have shared with me, and to all the men who have said "I believe you." I love you.

5:34 PM - 18 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And I have some news for certain "news" outlets. No matter how much you thump your keyboards with your meat hands we will not stop talking.

Lena Dunham@lenadunhamFollow

And I have some news for certain "news" outlets. No matter how much you thump your keyboards with your meat hands we will not stop talking.

5:43 PM - 18 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

One reply summed up what we're all thinking.... YES!

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