otherkin
 n.pl.— «As kids, many say, they felt out of place in this world, even insisting to their parents that they were adopted. By their late teens, most Otherkin were involved in paganism, fantasy fiction, the Internet, or past-life regression.» —“Elven like me” by Nick Mamatas Village Voice (New York City) Feb. 20, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)