As allegations on ‘political motivations’ intensify, venue relocation ensues for FreeFurAll

DISCLAIMER: Some tweet posts below may contain language considered offensive to some viewers. Reader discretion is advised. In the US, an upcoming Oklahoma-based convention named FreeFurAll has been under fire because furries alleged they have political agendas. The response from … Continue reading As allegations on ‘political motivations’ intensify, venue relocation ensues for FreeFurAll

News in brief – 15/09/21

Little Island Fur Con announces online event Starting from Singapore, Little Island Fur Con, or LIFC, has scheduled a virtual event Nov 18. The event, called LIFC Online, is set to break regional records again. This is because it will … Continue reading News in brief – 15/09/21

Prior vaccination and negative coronavirus tests mandated by a growing number of furcons

Furry fandom social events are slowly regaining traction as COVID-19 slows down. Thus, more furcons are needing attendees to get vaccinated or have a negative test prior. Some furcons also have said they will no longer allow exemptions based on … Continue reading Prior vaccination and negative coronavirus tests mandated by a growing number of furcons

The political ‘backdoor’: Upcoming Oklahoma furcon FreeFurAll under fire due to claimed political motivation

Despite the pandemic’s momentum in the past year, many furries have planned for a post-pandemic future, including new furry events. On Wednesday (Sept 1), US non-profit Anthro West Open Organization, or AWOO, announced a new furcon named FreeFurAll. It will … Continue reading The political ‘backdoor’: Upcoming Oklahoma furcon FreeFurAll under fire due to claimed political motivation

Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – August 2021

Welcome to the August edition of Digging Up Positivity! Slowly we are sliding into convention season and of course this comes with plenty of the traditional charitable goals. Speaking of which, this months featurette has a big role with that … Continue reading Digging up Positivity – Furry charity and good news – August 2021

Megaplex holds large furry gathering – one fur tests positive for COVID

Just recently, one of the eight largest furry conventions opened its doors to an in-person gathering. Megaplex 2021 saw 2,889 attendees on the first weekend of August 2021, ~80% of 2019’s pre-pandemic total. $50,000 was raised for the C.A.R.E. Foundation. Staff set COVID-19 policies and required masks in most cases, … Continue reading Megaplex holds large furry gathering – one fur tests positive for COVID

From threat to blame: The closure of Rocky Mountain Fur Con

DISCLAIMER: The content from paragraph two to four and in the subsequent photograph may be uncomfortable for some readers. Discretion is advised. US-based convention Rocky Mountain Fur Con (RMFC) should have been held August 11-13, 2017, themed “Carnival Nocturne”. But, … Continue reading From threat to blame: The closure of Rocky Mountain Fur Con

Anthro East Coast closes after four years of operations; barbecue picnic event to continue

Canadian convention Anthro East Coast, or AEC, has recently confirmed that the furcon will close, and its parent company will disband by September. This came after the furcon has announced their search for a new chairperson in April after their … Continue reading Anthro East Coast closes after four years of operations; barbecue picnic event to continue

News in brief – 20/7/2021

FinFur Animus 2021 cancelled First in Europe, in view of rising local COVID-19 cases and the increasing prevalence of the Delta variant globally, Finnish convention FinFur Animus has cancelled their event this year. In a statement released Tuesday (July 13) … Continue reading News in brief – 20/7/2021