A gaff is an undergarment worn under clothes in order to better hide the genitals of AMAB people by tucking. They’re also sometimes referred to as “dance belts” since dance belts are a piece of equipment designed for AMAB ballet dancers to smooth the appearance of their genitals under their skintight dance outfits, but most gaffs in the modern era are not actually dance belts.
e.g. Kayla wore a gaff because she didn’t feel comfortable using other ways of tucking to achieve the look she wanted.
Further reading to gain expanded context:
Gender Expression Gear | Scarleteen
All About Gaffs | Gender Gear
Choosing a Gaff | Origami Customs
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