Russian government official targets furry fandom in latest ‘extremism list’ proposal

In recent years, political debates globally have started to bleed into furry fandom. While many speak of furries bringing politics to the community, how about politics bringing furries into the picture? In a proposal to Russia’s Parent’s Chamber on Wednesday … Continue reading Russian government official targets furry fandom in latest ‘extremism list’ proposal

US furcon FurEver West cancels 2021 event due to a ‘bomb threat’; holds smaller one-day furmeet

On Friday (Sept 26), US-based convention FurEver West cancelled their 2021 event at the last minute within their planned dates. This came after they received what they say is a ‘bomb threat’. Speaking to US-based furry news channel Grovel Reports, … Continue reading US furcon FurEver West cancels 2021 event due to a ‘bomb threat’; holds smaller one-day furmeet

‘A furry’s must-have buddy’: Singapore furry media channel GFTV realigns purpose of COVID-19 furcon status tracker

It was made at first to provide furry convention updates during COVID-19. But, Southeast Asia’s first and largest furry media channel GFTV has revised the purpose of its convention status spreadsheet. Now called the Furcon Status Tracker, or FURST, the … Continue reading ‘A furry’s must-have buddy’: Singapore furry media channel GFTV realigns purpose of COVID-19 furcon status tracker

Digging Up Positivity – Furry Charity and Good News – September 2021

Welcome to the September edition of Digging Up Positivity! Currently I am somewhere far far away from my studio, working at my home-con: Eurofurence. And online edition is this very weekend! More info about that later this episode. Also, we … Continue reading Digging Up Positivity – Furry Charity and Good News – September 2021

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

Singapore convention Little Island Furcon opens registrations for 2021 virtual event

Singapore convention Little Island Furcon (LIFC) has recently opened registrations for their 2021 virtual event, set to hold on Nov 13. It will be the first convention in Southeast Asia to hold a virtual event. Attendance is free. When Singapore’s … Continue reading Singapore convention Little Island Furcon opens registrations for 2021 virtual event

Venue, date changes for Once Upon A Fur Con’s 2nd event as venue to become quarantine center

Chinese convention Once Upon A Fur Con, or OUFC, has made changes to its plans for the second half of 2021. At first, when local COVID-19 cases spiked in August, OUFC cancelled its second event initially comfirmed for mid-October. Then … Continue reading Venue, date changes for Once Upon A Fur Con’s 2nd event as venue to become quarantine center

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