6 Asexual Characters That Have Changed TV (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

Representation is finally becoming a focus in Hollywood, and with that comes a slew of more diverse characters in the areas of ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.

One area of sexuality that is more increasingly addressed is asexuality—the lack of sexual attraction or desire towards another person, regardless of gender. In fact, asexuality on TV goes as far back as the '80s with a certain Golden Girls favorite, and it continues on-screen today in shows like Game of Thrones and Shadowhunters.

Click through our gallery above for six TV characters who have openly embraced their asexual inclinations.

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