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Anything that can be used against trans people will be used against trans people. One such thing is to compare the crossdreamers desire to be their target sex with people dressing up as plush animals.
Yepp, it is a long story and I am not going to rehash that one, but here is an interesting article that looks into the flurry community. It turns out we do have something in common, namely the insessant need of some people to turn everything into a sexual perversion.
More Than Just a Pretty Face: Unmasking Furry Fandom
Dr. Courtney Plante, a research psychologist, co-founder, and lead analyst of the International Anthropomorphic Research Project (IARP) writes:
There are a number of common misconceptions about furries. Typical misconceptions often reduce the fandom to little more than a fetish or "sex thing", infusing sex with elements of the fandom that are not inherently sexual. For example, about 15-20% of furries wear elaborate costumes called "fursuits" in much the same way anime fans cosplay as their favorite characters. However, unlike anime, furries are often assumed to engage in fursuiting for sexual reasons, despite the fact that this is very rarely the case.
Similarly, people assume that an interest in anthropomorphic animal characters is akin to an "animal fetish" or sexual attraction to animals—something that, again, is not borne out by the data, which show that furries are no more likely to be sexually attracted to animals than the general population.
Yet another misconception about furries is based on the assumption that there is something "wrong" with furries—that pathology needs to be invoked to "explain" why a furry becomes a furry. Despite this misconception, evidence shows that furries are no more likely to have been diagnosed with any sort of mental illness, and studies routinely find that furries are just as happy and well-adjusted as anyone else in the general population.