Lena Dunham: GOP Senate could affect your sex life

Lena Dunham: GOP Senate could affect your sex life
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Actress Lena Dunham is urging fans to vote Democratic this November with a warning that Republican Senate candidates like Rep. Cory GardnerCory GardnerBiden administration reverses Trump changes it says 'undermined' conservation program Gardner to lead new GOP super PAC ahead of midterms OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Court rules against fast-track of Trump EPA's 'secret science' rule | Bureau of Land Management exodus: Agency lost 87 percent of staff in Trump HQ relocation | GM commits to electric light duty fleet by 2035 MORE (Colo.) and North Carolina House Speaker Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisMcConnell backs Garland for attorney general GOP senators demand probe into Cuomo's handling of nursing home deaths CNN anchor confronts GOP chairman over senator's vote to convict Trump MORE could affect their sex lives. 

The creator and star of HBO's Girls name-checked two other GOP candidates — Alaska's Dan SullivanDaniel Scott SullivanSenate GOP gets short-lived win on unemployment fight McConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay Sullivan returns to Alaska for family funeral amid Senate debate MORE and Iowa's Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstRepublicans demand arms embargo on Iran after militia strikes in Iraq Republicans blast Pentagon policy nominee over tweets, Iran nuclear deal Democrats cut deals to bolster support for relief bill MORE — in an email Thursday to Planned Parenthood Action Fund supporters. 

"I vote because the number of backwards, out-of-touch, downright freaking unbelievably anti-women's health politicians out there right now makes my blood boil," Dunham wrote. 

"The crazy and depressing truth is that there are people running for office right now who could actually affect your life. PARTICULARLY your sex life. PARTICULARLY if you're a woman." 

The email is Dunham's first political message of the 2014 cycle on behalf of Planned Parenthood's political arm. In 2012, she made waves for cutting a TV ad for President Obama that described her vote as "my first time." 

"The first time shouldn't be with just anybody. You want to do it with a great guy," Dunham told the camera. "Someone who really cares about and understands women."

Thursday's email referred to GOP candidates' positions on the Hobby Lobby decision, ObamaCare, the minimum wage and the Violence Against Women Act.