Otherkin

From Pluralpedia, the collaborative plurality dictionary
otherkin (n., adj.)
Other forms'kin (n., adj.)

Otherkin are individuals who identify non-physically as non-human. Depending on the individual, their belief could be spiritual, but its not always.

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Alterhuman is an umbrella category of anyone identifying as non-human. Otherkin falls under this category.

Therianthropy is the belief that someone is an animal from shared reality, sometimes in a previous life.

Fictionkin is a subtype of otherkin, characterized by either identifying as a species from a fictional work or identifying as a certain character from a fictional work, sometimes in a previous life.

Factkin is a subtype of otherkin, characterized by identifying as a person who has existed in shared reality at some point, either living or dead, and sometimes in a previous life.