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Alterhuman is an inclusive umbrella term that forms a category that describes a person who have some kind of non-human identity. “Groups like furries [...] aren't inherently alterhuman, but lots of people from them consider their specific experiences under those labels alterhuman in some way”[1].

Such term is often used refer to people from these communities[2][1]:


Indexed web registries points that the term was coined by Malchior on September 26, 2014 [3] on a Tumblr post.


  1. 1.0 1.1 'Alt+H > Educate > FAQ' (Archived Page )
  2. 'Alt+H > Educate' (Archived Page )
  3. 'Malchior's September 26, 2014 post' (Archived Page )
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