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What is Gender Non-Conforming?

Moot is gender non-conforming because we wholly reject the idea that any assigned or accepted gender should prevent a human from having the freedom to choose the fabric and style that they wish to wear. We will not conform with a ‘rule’ that we must wear boxers or briefs, and they must be cotton and 'manly' and have big elastic logos with SPORTS words and they must be in neutral colours only. Blurgh. We will not conform. 

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Why Moot Needs You

We need you! It has been an eventful year since we first hit ‘live’ on our first website -  13 months and 3 web versions ago. We had no idea, of course, what was just around the corner for the world, and we think we have navigated the pandemic as well as any new start up. What has been harder for us, and is not the experience of ‘any new start up’ is the near impossibility of being seen.  You’re incredibly important to us because you’re here; by some good fortune you have found us and you like us!  We know that there are thousands of you out there, men and women who are bored of boxers and are far...

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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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The Rebels we Love

Anna, who works in the little Moot team, knows one such man quite well. A child that she once taught in her school class, with whom she has kept in touch with over the years. A little boy who struggled to fit into the sporty world, the popular crowd, a boy who knew early on that he had to hide the things that he really liked for fear of being laughed at. Well, just have a look at him now. 

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