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Society The Furry Fandom

On Furries and the Media

Recently, there has been a lot of misinformation and propaganda flying around the American news media about the furry fandom. Unfortunately, this seems to be increasing with time. Consequently, there are a lot of blanket statements and hot takes floating around social media right now about whether or not furries should talk with journalists. That […]

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(Anti-)Social Media Society The Furry Fandom

Contemplating the Future

What will become of the Internet, and the furry fandom, if Elon Musk kills Twitter?

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The Furry Fandom

Hobbies Don’t Need to be Policed

We don’t need stupid rules about fursuiting at furry conventions

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(Anti-)Social Media Society The Furry Fandom

A Greymuzzle’s Lament

On Puriteens, Furries, and the future of the LGBTQIA+ Community

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Badness Society The Furry Fandom

Was the Buffalo Shooter A Furry?

Obviously, no, he wasn’t. But facts aren’t likely to change the minds of people who are already motivated to hate furries.

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Badness The Furry Fandom

Bad Furries Aren’t Representative of the Entire Fandom

One bad furry doesn’t spoil hundreds of thousands of bunches.

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Society The Furry Fandom

The Dark Truth About the “Furry Protocol”

Do public schools really have a secret “furry protocol” to allow K-12 students that identify as cats to use litter boxes in restrooms? No.

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Furry Porn Against NFTs: A Call to Forearms

In A Furry’s Guide to Cryptocurrency, I briefly mentioned that NFTs are a dumb idea and not a valid reason for anyone–but especially furries–to get involved with cryptocurrency. The legitimate reasons for furries to consider cryptocurrency are to protect porn artists and sex workers from the overreach of the conservative finance sector. To bank the […]

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Cryptography Meta-blog Society The Furry Fandom

Lightning Round

An assortment of topics that don’t quite deserve their own dedicated blog post.

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Society The Furry Fandom

Selfishness: The Pandemic We Can’t Develop a Vaccine Against

“You’re going to love this, trust me. What you’re seeing now is my normal state. This is a super-spreader. And this… This is what is known as a super-spreader that has ascended above a super-spreader. Or, you could just call this a super-spreader two. AND THIS. AND THIS IS TO GO EVEN FURTHER BEYOND!!” 2021 […]

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A Furry’s Guide to Telegram

A question I often get–especially from cryptography experts: What is it with furries and Telegram? No, they’re almost certainly not talking about that. Most furries use Telegram to keep in touch with other members of our community. This leads many to wonder, “Why Telegram of all platforms?” The answer is simple: Stickers. Telegram was the […]

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Society The Furry Fandom

A Furry’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

Normally when you see an article that talks about cryptocurrency come across your timeline, you can safely sort it squarely into two camps: For and Against. If you’re like me, you might even make a game out of trying to classify it into one bucket or the other from the first paragraph–sort of like how […]

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Society The Furry Fandom

The Furry / Sexuality Blog Post

Sexuality and the Furry Fandom.

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Cryptography Meta-blog The Furry Fandom

Solving For “Why?”

Why blog about cryptography as a furry?

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Society The Furry Fandom

Nearly Everyone Underestimates the Importance of Good Friendships

If living through the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything–and it surely hasn’t–it would be the importance of friendship and community to our physical and emotional well-being. For more on the subject of People Who Ought to Know Better Not Learning the Obvious Lessons from Misfortune, one needs look no further than social media. Popularity […]

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Humor The Furry Fandom

Furiosity Thrilled the Cat: Questions People Ask About the Furry Fandom

Art by Kyume. Search engines have this feature where if you start to type a question, it will attempt to predict your question based on what other people have asked. This has some hilarious consequences. Sometimes this feature gets gamed by large hordes of shitty people (read: 4chan) typing provocative questions into search engines. Let’s […]

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Society The Furry Fandom

Never Underestimate the Furry Fandom

My recent post about the alleged source code leaks affecting Team Fortress 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive made the rounds on Twitter and made someone very mad, so I got hate DMs. …Look, I only said I got hate DMs, not that I got interesting or particularly effective hate DMs! Weak troll is weak, I […]