My Weekend At A Furry Convention

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My Weekend At A Furry Convention
Media type New media article
Release date January 24, 2013
Creator Patricia Hernandez
Publisher Kotaku

My Weekend At A Furry Convention is an article about furries written by Patricia Hernandez for the blog Kotaku owned by Gawker Media. In it, Hernandez describes her trip to and participation in the Further Confusion furry convention in San Jose, California with one of her friends who is a furry. Otherkin are discussed in the article as a "smaller sect of the furry fandom that believe that their bodies do not match who/what they actually are, and who they actually are tends to be a mythical creature." Otherkin on Tumblr are also discussed, and the experience of being otherkin compared with that of being transgender.