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?
Clary: Simon, how could someone as smart and perceptive as you not realize the person sitting right there is in love with you? Simon: I guarantee you I'm not the only smart, perceptive person to make that mistake.