The Problem with Saying ‘Everyone’s a Little Bisexual’

Maybe you say it to try to be helpful: “Everyone’s a little bi!” But this idea can actually cause some harm.

To find out why it’s hurtful, and what you can say instead to actually be supportive, check out this comic. This breaks down the ways that “everyone’s a little bisexual” has been used to invalidate people’s identities.

And you’ll get a much better idea of how to discuss people’s identities without being hurtful in the process.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

 

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M. Slade is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. He is New York-based cartoonist and illustrator. Aside from creating artwork for EF, he also has a weekly webcomic about his experiences realizing he’s a trans man: Adventures In Genderland. M.Slade also works as Co-Head Editor for the Independent Publishing Section of ComicsVerse.com, and you can find his articles here. In his spare time, he can be found nerding out about video games and cartoons, or crying while petting his cat. You can check out his website here or his Tumblr here. Check out his EF comics here.