Queer representation is a critical issue in storytelling, so today we’re giving the floor to guest host Kristin for a discussion of asexual and aromantic characters on TV. As a pleasant surprise, there are more of them than you might expect! Not nearly enough of course, but a start. We’ll talk about how these characters are portrayed, how subtle differences can change their identity, and what it means to be ace or aro before those terms were in common usage. Download Episode 216 Subscription Feed
Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.