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Lena Dunham ad for Obama on voting for 'first time' (VIDEO)

Lena Dunham, the 'Girls' creator, compares voting to losing one's virginity in the ad for the Obama campaign.
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Writer, filmmaker and actress Lena Dunham reportedly signed a book deal for more than $3.5 million with Random House. (Amy Sussman/AFP/Getty Images)

Lena Dunham is taking about virginity again, but this time - voter virginity.

The 26-year-old creator of HBO’s 'Girls' has made a new controversial ad for the Obama campaign called “Your First Time.”

In it, she tells young female voters “your first time shouldn’t be just with anybody. You want to do it with a great guy. Someone who really cares about and understands women. A guy who cares whether you get health insurance, specifically whether you get birth control.”

"The consequences are huge," Dunham adds. "My first time voting was amazing, It was this line in the sand, before I was a girl, now I was a woman... I voted for Barack Obama."

Conservatives have said called it “disgusting” and "astoundingly tasteless," according to The Atlantic.

Take a look at the ad and leave a comment below with what you think:

 

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