Furries Speak Out!

Furnal Equinox 2017 attracted furries from all over to come and enjoy Toronto! There to witness and document this gathering of furs was none other than your friendly furscience team, encouraging people to attend Dr Roberts‘ research talk (held on the Saturday to standing room only crowd of furs and friends of furs) and to film its next promotional piece, The Furry Bunch–a spoof of the 1970s sitcom, The Brady Bunch. In equally exciting news, Vice Media came calling, brought their cameras, notepads, and rolled their sleeves up to do what furries and Furscience has been advocated for: cover the actual story of furries, not the sensationalist, Hollywood/media version. They came with an open mind to talk to real furries, and published, “Furries Tell Us How They Figured Out They Were...

The Boston Globe talks trendy PJs. Dr Gerbasi reminds them that furry is not a fashion trend.

A new article in the Boston Globe covers the trend of footie PJs. Dr. Gerbasi reminds them and their readership that Furry is not a fashion trend, and why a fursona is not like wearing the latest onesie! They didn’t give her much space to make the case for (fur)science, but it’s a small start in a major newspaper, and we should acknowledge the positive inclusive tone.  ...

Dr Roberts Tells CBC: Furries Are Important

As the Just Like You* campaign reaches its second week, the media is paying closer and closer attention, and so far, the coverage has been thorough and positive! Here’s an excellent example of that coverage from an article that was a follow-up from a CBC Radio interview: Read and...

570 News Asks: Do Furries Freak you out? Dr Roberts Answers.

Dr. Roberts was interviewed yesterday on the Eric Drozd Show based on Sunday’s article from The Record. When you click the link for the show (above), you’ll see all of the segments are posted along the side bar. You have to click Tuesday December 16 10:00 a.m. Her interview stars about 21:00 minutes in Note, so far, we can’t pull the audio off, so if you want to listen, hurry because they might only keep the stream up for a couple of days! More interviews to...

Just Like You* Launches. A Paper of Record Notices.

Like the CBC Radio-Canada interview (and post-interview article) with Dr. Roberts, this piece from The Waterloo Record really gets what Furscience and especially this campaign is all about. If we’re going to grumble about the unfair, sensationalist, and misinformed coverage, let’s be sure we congratulate and reward fair and accurate coverage, too! This is how we make change: getting the science out there, one story at a time. Read & Share! “The facts on furries: Waterloo researcher promotes...