Hugs happen in all kinds of relationships on screen, and most of them enhance the connection between the people in it. But then there are those hugs that are just awkward and that you can't even look at.
Showing support for equality starts with the treatment of women from their male counterparts, with a few male characters taking that in stride already. Which male TV character have you labeled a feminist already?
Amy: Rule number one, let's not tell anyone so we can figure out what this is first. Jake: Smart. Rule number two, let's not put labels on it. We're not boyfriend and girlfriend, we're just...murmzeep and jinglebin. Amy: Great. Rule number three, let's not have sex right away. Jake: (pause) Cool. Cool cool cool cool cool cool cool, no doubt no doubt no doubt no doubt. Good rule, no sex, good rule.