A K-Pop star has come out as asexual recently during an Instagram Live stream.
Hansol is a member of K-Pop group ToppDogg. His real name is Kim Han-sol.
He has previously been vocal against homophobic hate online.
Currently, ToppDogg is on hiatus. They released their last album on 7 November 7 2016.
A-Tom (Real nameKim Sang-gyun) left the group recently to be part of a reality show.
The group are from South Korea. The country does not currently have any laws against LGBTI discrimination.
‘I don’t like anybody’
Watch here a clip from the livestream where Hansol explains: ‘I have been thinking a lot. I’m asexual. Asexual. I don’t like anyone, anybody.
‘I just like myself. I’ll probably never get married. I just like my friends and family.’
Fans have taken to Twitter to show their support for him.
People are praising him for bringing awareness to a sexuality that is not often represented or spoken about.
before I really go to sleep I'm gonna go cry over hansol coming out as asexual,, I don't really stan toppdogg but my ace/demi heart is !!!
— willow (@ddeungwoo) August 19, 2017
Toppdogg's Hansol was so brave to come out as asexual. Most people forget that asexuality exists.
— sonamoo are my bbs ♡#소나무빨리컴백해 (@itsbrokenarrow) August 19, 2017