Fur furry fandom is a subculture interested in anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. The term "furry fandom" is also used to refer to the community of people who gather on the internet and at sex conventions.
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This led to the formation of a discussion group that met at science fiction conventions and comics conventions. The specific term furry fandom was being used in fanzines as early asand had become the standard name for the genre by the mids, when it was defined as "the organized appreciation and dissemination of art and prose regarding 'Furries', or www wcp clips com mammalian anthropomorphic characters".
During the s, furry fans began to publish fanzines, developing a diverse social group that eventually began to schedule social gatherings. Bythere was sufficient interest to stage the first furry convention.
Allegorical novels, including works of both science fiction and fantasyand cartoons featuring anthropomorphic animals are often cited as the earliest inspiration for the fandom. According to a survey frommost furries believe that visual art, conventions, literature, and online communities are strongly important to the fandom.
Fans with craft skills create their own plush toys, sometimes referred to as plushiesand also build elaborate costumes called fursuits which are worn for fun or to fur in parades, convention masqueradesdances, or fund-raising charity events as entertainers. Sex fans also pursue puppetryrecording videos and performing live shows such as Rapid T.