Furries and the Limits of Species Identity Disorder: A Response to Gerbasi et al

Society and Animals 19 (3):294-301 (2011)

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This is a response to an article published inSociety & Animals in 2008 that argued for the existence of a “species identity disorder” in some furries. Species identity disorder is modeled on gender identity disorder, itself a highly controversial diagnosis that has been criticized for pathologizing homosexuality and transgendered people. This response examines the claims of the article and suggests that the typology it constructs is based on unexamined assumptions about what constitutes “human” identity and regulatory fictions of gender identity
Keywords species identity disorder   furry fandom   gender   sexuality   gender identity disorder
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DOI 10.1163/156853011x578956
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