THIS week-end, a huge selection of furries from about the planet are descending on Sydney for the week-end of socialising, ingesting and gambling.
But, the burgeoning fan culture – by which participants invest thousands on custom-made animal matches and hook up at cafes, bars, events and conventions – happens to be lampooned because of the news globally as a deviant cult that is sex-crazed.
The typical accusation is that the gatherings of anthropomorphic animal characters with peoples characters and characteristics become crazy orgies, where furries obtain it on with each other while donning their flamboyant suits.
To create life much more embarrassing, the obscure subculture has linked with bestiality and reportedly infiltrated by right-wing extremists and white supremacists referred to as “alt-furries” – claims which numerous into the furry community have actually strenuously rejected.
Aussie furries whom talked to news.com.au in front of on the weekend’s sold-out Harbour City Fur Con, a massive fan collecting in Sydney’s CBD that will be attended by well-known, worldwide furry speakers, stated those to locate intercourse in a animal suit constitute simply a little minority of these donning the colourful costumes.
“Being a furry is actually pretty much a number of those who meet up to hold down, play game titles or have drink, ” stated Elrico Cattaneo, that has been the main fan tradition for around a decade. Continue reading “Aussie furries talk out, say they’re misinterpreted”