This is an article written by Kyell Gold about the furry fandom, published on March 2016 at Uncanny Magazine. It presents the fandom in an inspiring way, encouraging others to get involved in it, and to enjoy its welcoming and creative environment, its people, and many furry activities. We host on this website the Spanish translation of the original text with the approval of the author and editors for non-profit purposes, without extending rights to other websites or endeavors. The original English article can be found here (link⇒).
FurAffinity bugs out pretty hard, not working until Monday 23rd. New fanmade show with Star Fox characters, watch on YouTube. Furrnion registration now open! Also, furry passion spreads to Asia!
Fursonas is the 2016 documentary by furry filmmaker and director Dominic Rodriguez, whose furry nickname is Video. Released for the whole world to see on May 10th through video on demand (VOD), it depicts the deeply personal views on furry identity, acceptance, and interaction with the media, of several people within the furry fandom. This is a review of the movie. But more so, this is a reflection on the movie’s themes, which anyone with an emotional investment in the fandom should consider.
Norwegian fursuiter Lumo registered for the contest ‘Garantert Oppgradert’ (Guaranteed Upgrade) on the radio channel Radio Metro, which offered as a winning prize the refurbishment of a house room, valued in 90,000 Norwegian Crowns (11,000 US Dollars). Lumo pleaded for votes in FurAffinity and other social networks, and friends, in the best way a fursuiter can – by being all cutesy!
Nuka (full name Dr. Courtney Plante) is a 29-year-old furry born in Canada who lives part-time in Iowa (Midwest USA), where he works as a post-doctoral researcher. He’s co-founder and member of the International Anthropomorphic Research Project (IARP), through which, with a team of highly qualified colleagues, has researched & published over 15 peer-reviewed papers about the furry fandom and related fandoms. We get the chance to interview him, and ask him about his personal life, and his findings in regards to the furry community!
This year 2016 is, what some call in the fandom, the Year of the Furry. Disney aims, covertly, their film Zootopia to the furries demographic. The new Jungle Book movie gets raving reviews. Furrnion tickets to be sold soon; meanwhile, fursuiters invade the media!
Keenora Fluffball is a 29-year-old furry from Germany. Best known in Spain for his latest appearance in Cuatro (Spanish TV channel), he’s a cheerful extrovert fursuiter, famous for his extreme sports & stunts in fursuit: bungee jumping, skydiving, or walking down a building wall Jackie Chan style! (‘House Running’.) He happily agrees to be interviewed.
Welcome! FurryFandom.es is a website which includes news, interviews, reports, or opinion pieces, that anyone can contribute, related to the furry world, its culture, its art and its people. It focuses on showing this in both Spanish and English, thus making it easier for non-English speakers to enter the world of furry. There are always things to discover, and interesting news to report! The publishing of new articles will also be notified through Twitter @FurryFandomEs . For those who want to contribute articles, you can read the rules for publication in the ‘Rules’ section; you can also find there the rules for commenting. We start the website with an extensive and personal interview with Keenora!