You can start your own Mastodon instance even if you're not a techy person by using a managed hosting service like masto.host:
They do all the technical stuff like installation, upgrades, server maintenance etc behind the scenes. You own the actual instance, and control what happens on it.
You can follow them at:
Australian, gamer and collector of fetishes.
Straight, but insecure about my body and wish to transition. Decided I will now reflect this online.
A social platform for those with Macrophilia