A: While furry-themed pornography does exist, the furry fandom is not defined around this fact—in the same way that the existence of video game pornography does not mean that the term "gamer" is an inherently sexual one, nor does it imply that the group is organized around a fetish.
Yet another misconception about furries is based on the assumption that there is something "wrong" with furries—that pathology needs to be invoked to "explain" why a furry becomes a furry.Q: Let's start out by assuming that the audience knows nothing about furries. Furries are fans of media that feature walking, talking animal characters ("anthropomorphic" animals).Prominent examples include films like , and video games like Night in the Woods or Pokemon.Q: Early on in your presentation, you explored some of the most common beliefs and misconceptions about furries. A: There are a number of common misconceptions about furries.Typical misconceptions often reduce the fandom to little more than a fetish or "sex thing", infusing sex with elements of the fandom that are not inherently sexual.
Sometimes, these communities even organize conventions where several furries can get together.