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Furries!

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Lizzy Hartley

on 22 October 2012

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Transcript of Furries!

Destiny Thompson Lizzy Hartley Zach Garrison Megan O'Neill Furries FROM THE LEARNING CHANNEL MY STRANGE ADDICTION:
FURRIES -BEGAN IN 1980'S
-Sci-Fi Convention
-GRADUALLY EVOLVED
INTO A FULL-FLEDGED CULT
-INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED THE ORIGIN OF FURRIES DRESS/APPEARANCE:
-Option of:
-Full body furry suit
-partial dress (tails, heads, ears, face paint, etc.) FURRY CULTURE -FURRIES WANTED TO IMITATE
ANTHROPOMORPHIC FIGURES
-FURRY FANDOM EMERGED IN COMICS
AND MOVIES IN THE EARLY 80'S Furries dress this way in public settings;
many claim that it gives them "confidence" or
"enables them" fursona - an otherwise normal person's animal alter ego characterize themselves by their
animal's eating habits:
-carnivorans
-herbivorans "scritching":
light scratching/grooming
of fellow furries at social gatherings fursuits: costumes plushies: plush toys hand-made by artistically gifted furries free-spirited furry behaviour sociable scritching; fond of, ROLE PLAY
-internet
-real life 80% male followers
20% female followers 14-25% homosexual
37-52 % bisexual
28-51% heterosexual
3-8% "alternative sexual lifestyles" NEWS COVERAGE/MEDIA ATTENTION:
MTV, Vanity Fair, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, 1000 Ways to Die furry conventions craft-makers IMPACT ON SOCIETY Furry Legacy:
What they mean to us Lingo: Furries an inside look
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