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Dirty Little Secrets: Furries

As part of her ongoing column, “Dirty Little Secrets”, Catherine Wong of Humboltd State University’s Student Paper, The LumberJack weighs in on Furries, the subculture and sex.

By Catherine Wong

Photo Editor

Howl, pant, or purr. Furries are people who are interested in anthropomorphic animals, or animals with human characteristics. By escaping humanity, furries see another side of themselves. Furries tend to empathize with the animals they imitate. Some animals are grounded in reality, while others can be a fictional species such as a unicorn or dragon, or a hybrid such as a fox-rabbit or a cat-wolf.


I aim to spend this semester explaining sexual acts and cultures that are thought of as “odd”. One of the biggest misconceptions about furries is that they’re hypersexual people that can only orgasm in an animal suit.

Read the rest of the article here: The LumberJack Online



2 responses

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  2. The article starts out well, but just as she scratches the surface, she stops! Don’t know if it’s to be continued, but it ends abruptly and just irritated me that she could have said more or rounded it off better.

    February 24, 2011 at 8:59 pm

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