Author Archives: Makhsi

Beyond Humanity: House Kheperu Gather 2014 Presentation

See the presentation slideshow text here. Resources and Further Reading: O. Scribner’s Non-Fiction Writings: Three extensive projects in .pdf form by O. Scribner: a comprehensive history of the otherkin community, a directory of otherkin and therian writings, and a book-list. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Otherkin Challenge List

Thanks to a suggestion from House Hesson, I thought I’d post a list of public blogs that are filling out the 30 Days of Otherkin challenge. If you’re doing this challenge and you’d like to be on this list, please … Continue reading

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Calls for Submissions

There are a few different projects happening in the otherkin/therian/etc community right now, all looking for submissions. I thought I’d gather them in one post. If there are any other projects looking for submissions that aren’t listed here, please comment … Continue reading

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30 Days of Otherkin Challenge

I wanted some prompts for writing about otherkin, but the original 30 Day Non-Human Challenge was not open-ended enough of a prompt series for my tastes. I decided to make my own, modeled in style more closely after the 30 … Continue reading

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Finding a Therapist

Many people I’ve spoken to within the otherkin, pagan, and other alternative communities are skittish about seeing a therapist. They’re afraid of being misdiagnosed due to their beliefs, practices, or identities. They don’t want to be stigmatized, and they don’t … Continue reading

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Community Building: Unmet Needs

There’s a fascinating, fantastic thing happening on Werelist right now. They’ve started a subforum called The Barn Raising for supporting development of additional therian sites and resources. There’s a brainstorming thread for identifying unmet needs in the community which has … Continue reading

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Link Roundup

Some nifty things happening around the ‘kin community online: Birds of a Feather: A resource by and for bird-folk. There’s a lot worth reading there even if you aren’t a bird-person, but if you are, feel free to contribute! There … Continue reading

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Finding Home Away From Home

One recurring theme in the otherkin community (less so in the therian community) is that of Homesickness, a longing ache for one’s place-of-origin, for the world or time or culture that was once home. Ketrino refers to this as the … Continue reading

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Community History and Trends

For those of you who’ve been in the community for a while, what trends and cycles have you noticed? A friend and I were talking about the ‘kin community as essentially having “generations” (feel free to substitute “eras”, “stages”, “phases”, … Continue reading

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My Energetic Health: Grounding and an Energetic Surplus

I ground best outward, from my center, into air and into other people. The usually-depicted downward ground, from the root at the spine’s base, down the legs, into the earth – that doesn’t work very well for me, and so … Continue reading

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