A man kicks a door down, scoops up the woman he loves and holds her tight. The woman, previously distressed, visibly relaxes and kisses him. Fade to black. While it has some of the hallmarks of a romcom, you’d be a fool to call the finale of HBO’s Girls a happy ending.
This week I discovered BBC3’s brilliant newish comedy Some Girls. It’s equally witty as it is silly and it’s finally filled the gap left after The Inbetweeners finished.
However, feminism is also in crisis. Not only does it have a long, long way to go before it reaches its goal of complete equality, it suffers a negative image among young women, and men, for whom it should be a rallying cry.
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