Furry fandom

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Introduction

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What is a furry?

The following definition is from the science fiction fandom and dates to November 2003:

furry
A subgenre in fandom involving anthropomorphic animals, mostly in comic books. aka anthro. [1]

What is furry fandom?

According to Wikipedia, "Furry fandom is a fandom devoted to anthropomorphic animal characters." [2]

Terminology

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  • Fleshie - a non-furry individual
  • Fursona - an individual's furry persona
  • Fursuiter - a person who dresses in an animal costume (or fursuit)
  • Plushie - a person who loves plush toys
  • Skritching - scratching and grooming between furries
  • Yiff - sexual activity or material within the furry community or featuring furry characters

Timeline

Below is a partial timeline of events that took place in this fan community. On January 5, 2008, the furry fandom LiveJournal community furry_lolita was created. [3]

Kerfluffles

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Community size

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Sources

Below is a partial list of articles and academic sources to help you continue to learn about this community.

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