In order to help prevent vandalism, and to promote a greater sense of ownership by editors, AnOtherWiki has chosen to prevent editing by users who are not registered and logged in. To register your account, click here

The Otherkin

Jump to: navigation, search
The Otherkin
Media type Magazine article
Release date January 01, 2012
Creator Emma McNeil
Publisher Fortean Times
Archive Archive

The Otherkin is an article about otherkin written by Emma McNeil for the magazine Fortean Times. The article is extensively footnoted and provides an overview of awakening and attempts to answer the question "why be other?"

The article prominently includes the banner of Otherkin Alliance, used without permission or attribution. According to McNeil, this was a decision made by the editorial staff of Fortean Times which she was not involved in.[1]


  1. Merticus. Article on Otherkin in Fortean Times
 (accessed January 31, 2013).
         Archived at