Girls is an American HBO television series created by and starring Lena Dunham and . She is a fan of the TV series Sex and the City and is embarrassed to still be a virgin at the start of the series. The character is fast . Dunham herself says she "revere[s] that show just as much as any girl of my generation". As executive . older kids. Read Common Sense Media's My Girl review, age rating, and parents guide. Divorce is mentioned, and there are a few obtuse references to sex.