12.1 Gender Disparity

Given that the furry fandom is predominantly male,🐾 the fandom itself may be seen by female furries as a male space. In fact, one study found that 81% of women in the fandom considered perceived it to be a “boys club.”🐾 Whether explicitly stated or...

12.2 Different Treatment due to Gender

In focus groups, furry women and genderqueer/non-binary furries were asked to discuss gender in the fandom from a minority perspective. From these focus groups, several issues emerged: — 52.4% of participants said that when hanging out with other furries, they were...