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The Confidence Paradox

We wanted to ask Ray at what point he acknowledged a desire to wear something that as a man, he wasn’t ‘supposed’ to wear, and how did he feel in himself?, firstly acknowledging it and later, acting upon it. We wanted to hear about his internal feelings, not how other people reacted, but what the impact was like for him. And why despite people calling it cross-dressing, we don't think it's cross-dressing at all! It's simply dressing. Damn fine dressing. 

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Mental Health and The Power of Small Things

It is really important to stop and think about this. What are you able to offer yourself? Could you have a walk at lunchtime? - it really does work, it sounds way too simple to be an effective lift, but it is. Could you arrange to meet your little nephews on that hill near to them and try and get the kite to fly? Or surprise your partner / friend / neighbour by having a go at making a cake? It is quite remarkable how seemingly small gestures have a far greater effect on how you feel about yourself.

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The Rebels we Love

When we try to explain the Moot brand to new people, it’s sometimes a challenge to get across all that we want it to stand for and to be for our community. It’s actually more than underwear. It is a small revolution. We have created the underwear because we love it and it’s what we wanted to have for ourselves, but we want Moot to represent a bigger feeling and it is that which becomes harder to explain.  In the years that we have been talking about Moot, we have also been thinking about the people around us who are already walking the Moot walk, already living their brave truth. Those people who have managed to swim upstream and against...

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