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Unwanted Sexual Attention in the Fandom

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De_lox

Guest
So I have heard a lot of people talking about females in the fandom getting lots of unwanted sexual attention and harassment by males in the community, and while I don't want to shrug off this problem but I've been noticing lots of younger gay/bisexual boys (as well as myself) in their late teens or early twenties getting a lot of attention from older (late 20's+) men. I've personally had several requests from older men to paw off with them on a web cam chat and if I note that I'm only 15 they normally don't back down. Does anyone else have anything to say about this.
 

Ahkrin Descol

RELIC Specialist
Where have you been getting these requests from/ meeting these people? I've never had any such problem.
 

KarmaLarma

Slacks'loth
Only proper response is to block them. If they're some creepy pedophile, they're not going to be reasonable, and nothing is really worth saying to them. :T I've gotten milder sexual harassment online before but what you're talking about is straight up illegal.
 

Zipline

Noodle Fish
Bleh, I am 21 and I think sex is gross and offensive unless you really know someone well. But then again I do not ask people those questions so no, can not say I have outside of stalkers in school that like watching me without my shirt a bit too much.
 

Shameful_Cole

Shameful Idiot
I've personally had several requests from older men to paw off with them on a web cam chat and if I note that I'm only 15 they normally don't back down. Does anyone else have anything to say about this.

Having done administrative work, I need to respond to this. When these things happen, you NEED to go to some authority, likely a moderator or administrator of the group, with your problem, and SCREENSHOT the problem, don't just copy and paste messages. If the authority is what's giving you the problem, go as high as you can in thier chain of command to get it resolved; go straight to the head of staff or the owner. If despite all of your efforts your getting ignored, then remove yourself from those people, completely; leave the community and cut as many ties as possible from all people (including friends, sadly) in it.
 

Sergei Nóhomo

Spicey Memes
Banned
What in the actual fuck


Aside from that what else would you expect from the fandom's current demographic? Not much you can do when the majority of people are pretty well what the stereotypes say so just report them to the police, close your cam and block them.

But fucking hell mate you're only 15? Ya'll people are way too young to be hanging around on cams and shit. Get some better computer smarts. Unless you want another Amanda Todd because this is how Amanda Todds start
 
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Simo

Professional Watermelon Farmer
I think you're going to see this kind of thing all over the net, and in life, in general: you always seem to get older guys going after younger males/females, and not only in the furry fandom. I mean, I think Trump's wife is 25 years younger, and John McCain's wife is 30 years younger. Granted, it might not make as much difference, but it shows how even 'family values Republicans' can be horny old goats.

Then you have former US House Speaker, Republican J. Dennis Hastert, in prison, resultant to sexually abusing at least 4 young teen boys when he was a wrestling coach. And he was the longest serving US house speaker in history, a very powerful position. And in the testimony, it even came to light that he'd installed a Lazy-Boy recliner viewing the boy's shower room, so he could watch and make sure they 'got clean'.

Furries have nothing on this.


But to the point: Be careful, and ignore these people, block them, and if you feel they are in any way threatening, report them.
 

Sergei Nóhomo

Spicey Memes
Banned
I think you're going to see this kind of thing all over the net, and in life, in general: you always seem to get older guys going after younger males/females, and not only in the furry fandom. I mean, I think Trump's wife is 25 years younger, and John McCain's wife is 30 years younger. Granted, it might not make as much difference, but it shows how even 'family values Republicans' can be horny old goats.

Then you have former US House Speaker, Republican J. Dennis Hastert, in prison, resultant to sexually abusing at least 4 young teen boys when he was a wrestling coach. And he was the longest serving US house speaker in history, a very powerful position. And in the testimony, it even came to light that he'd installed a Lazy-Boy recliner viewing the boy's shower room, so he could watch and make sure they 'got clean'.

Furries have nothing on this.


But to the point: Be careful, and ignore these people, block them, and if you feel they are in any way threatening, report them.

Now that's some fucked up shit but it's not right to completely dismiss that furries have nothing on it. You're forgetting that out of any well known fandom (aside from MLP but they're lower than furries; almost as bad as the diaper people), the fandom houses a fucktonne of rejects, awkward people and generally mentally ill people (aka otherkin and shit). Hell this isn't even including that other aspect of furry that involves illegal acts on animals.
 

MadKiyo

Imma bat in yer rafters
Now that's some fucked up shit but it's not right to completely dismiss that furries have nothing on it. You're forgetting that out of any well known fandom (aside from MLP but they're lower than furries; almost as bad as the diaper people), the fandom houses a fucktonne of rejects, awkward people and generally mentally ill people (aka otherkin and shit). Hell this isn't even including that other aspect of furry that involves illegal acts on animals.

Can confirm, I clicked a link someone posted in some other forum and it ended up being a furry comic displaying underage rape. No sane person willing devotes their time to making that sort of atrocity. My eyes burned out of my sockets. Please for the love of god know who you're talking to at all times.
 

Simo

Professional Watermelon Farmer
Now that's some fucked up shit but it's not right to completely dismiss that furries have nothing on it. You're forgetting that out of any well known fandom (aside from MLP but they're lower than furries; almost as bad as the diaper people), the fandom houses a fucktonne of rejects, awkward people and generally mentally ill people (aka otherkin and shit). Hell this isn't even including that other aspect of furry that involves illegal acts on animals.

I'm not saying the fandom doesn't have its share of illegal acts. But look at things like the incidents at Penn State sports program, all of the many incidents of abuse in The Catholic Church (and also in other religions).

I think overall, we don't pose nearly as big a threat as do these seemingly moral, red-blooded exemplars of society.

Plus, as for illegal acts on animals, there's a big difference between pretending to be a hybrid, and the actual act. Bestiality has gone on for centuries, and, if anything, studies have indicated it's always been most prevalent in rural areas for decades. (Masters and Johnson, Kinsey, &c.) long before furries were a thing. So while the fandom does have it's dark side, I don't think it's any darker than the world at large.
 

Sergei Nóhomo

Spicey Memes
Banned
I'm not saying the fandom doesn't have its share of illegal acts. But look at things like the incidents at Penn State sports program, all of the many incidents of abuse in The Catholic Church (and also in other religions).

I think overall, we don't pose nearly as big a threat as do these seemingly moral, red-blooded exemplars of society.

Plus, as for illegal acts on animals, there's a big difference between pretending to be a hybrid, and the actual act. Bestiality has gone on for centuries, and, if anything, studies have indicated it's always been most prevalent in rural areas for decades. (Masters and Johnson, Kinsey, &c.) long before furries were a thing. So while the fandom does have it's dark side, I don't think it's any darker than the world at large.

"Pretending to be feral"

Wot

But no yeah I get that bestiality has been going on since hell, even the Romans. However it's also died down a fair bit in the past century due to laws and general societal standards. Furry comes in as "liking animals and shit" which it is for the most part, but it also attracts people with those specific fetishes more often than any other fandom because "animalz" and "muh safety nets". Shit sucks

Quite the blanket statement.

Well what else would you call otherkin, therians and the like?
 

Ahkrin Descol

RELIC Specialist
Well what else would you call otherkin, therians and the like?

I wouldn't give them one label, although perhaps chances are some/ most are as you say. I was mostly curious as to why you said that, not to attack you.
 

Simo

Professional Watermelon Farmer
What's weird is that the biggest, most populous state where bestiality is legal, is highly religious, highly conservative Texas: A state which has fought tooth and nail against gay, bisexual and transgender rights, from marriage, to housing to employment, a state that has tried to control a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy, even in cases of rape/incest.

And yet, in all of this time and money they've spent on fighting all this, it's still OK to fuck a mule there.

Zoophilia and the law in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Also, I've not seen any proof that furries are more likely to actually commit acts of bestiality: perhaps they think of it in sublimated ways, but as for actual numbers, studies, and statistics, I've not seen anything. I think that for most furs, it remains something in the realm of a reconfigured, sublimated fantasy, and not something acted upon. If anything, the target audience/'market' for such things would tend towards depicting women in degrading situations, far more so than it would cater to the furry community.

So all in all, while furries may have some oddballs, I don't think it's an inherently dangerous bunch. As with anyone, use common sense, but it's not like furries are any particular menace.
 

Sergei Nóhomo

Spicey Memes
Banned
I wouldn't give them one label, although perhaps chances are some/ most are as you say. I was mostly curious as to why you said that, not to attack you.

If you believe you're some mythical animal on the inside then I've got some news for you! Seriously, those things are nothing more than mental illnesses that should not be enabled (yet many enable it and even encourage the same behavior

What's weird is that the biggest, most populous state where bestiality is legal, is highly religious, highly conservative Texas: A state which has fought tooth and nail against gay, bisexual and transgender rights, from marriage, to housing to employment, a state that has tried to control a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy, even in cases of rape/incest.

And yet, in all of this time and money they've spent on fighting all this, it's still OK to fuck a mule there.

Zoophilia and the law in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Also, I've not seen any proof that furries are more likely to actually commit acts of bestiality: perhaps they think of it in sublimated ways, but as for actual numbers, studies, and statistics, I've not seen anything. I think that for most furs, it remains something in the realm of a reconfigured, sublimated fantasy, and not something acted upon. If anything, the target audience/'market' for such things would tend towards depicting women in degrading situations, far more so than it would cater to the furry community.

So all in all, while furries may have some oddballs, I don't think it's an inherently dangerous bunch. As with anyone, use common sense, but it's not like furries are any particular menace.

Alright, I'll accept this.

But seriously, do people actually fucking think they're some feral animals or some shit?
 

MadKiyo

Imma bat in yer rafters
Woah darth, we need less thinly veiled smexy things. Silly sith lord.

That may be his signature move, but same can not be said against the younglings.
 

Maximor_Bloodpanda

The True Anti-Conformist
So I have heard a lot of people talking about females in the fandom getting lots of unwanted sexual attention and harassment by males in the community, and while I don't want to shrug off this problem but I've been noticing lots of younger gay/bisexual boys (as well as myself) in their late teens or early twenties getting a lot of attention from older (late 20's+) men. I've personally had several requests from older men to paw off with them on a web cam chat and if I note that I'm only 15 they normally don't back down. Does anyone else have anything to say about this.
You get into the fandom, you take your chances.
 
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Deleted member 82554

Guest
Welcome to the the furry fandom, where everyone is a sexual predator and / or potential animal rapist. We do hope you enjoy your stay.
 
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Deleted member 82554

Guest
I'm probably old enough to be your dad. And no, no nudes.
 

Wolveon

I swear I will not kill anyone
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