Anti-Harassment Policy

Dragonflight GameCon strives to ensure a positive, welcoming, harassment-free experience for all of our members, attendees, and guests. Regardless of gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion, etc., each person deserves to enjoy their time free of harassment or the worry of harassment.

Dragonflight will not tolerate harassment by or towards our membership, or those attending Dragonflight events. If you are the victim of harassment, please tell a staff member, easily identified by their kiwi-green shirts and red staff badges. We will work with you to decide on what steps should be taken.

Attendees (including guests, vendors & volunteers) violating these rules may be warned, removed from events, expelled from the premises, or have their Dragonflight membership revoked. The specific response will be at the discretion of Dragonflight GameCon staff.

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What is Harassment?

Rather than attempt to define and codify specific behaviors, Dragonflight defines harassment by the intent and effect of the behavior.

Intent – Any deliberate behavior which disrupts, disturbs, intimidates or otherwise makes another feel unwelcome, unsafe, or uncomfortable will be construed as intentional harassment.

Effect – Lacking intent does not mean the behavior is acceptable. Unintentionally unacceptable behavior will sink to the level of harassment if it continues after it has been pointed out or despite requests to stop.

We value your attendance and want you to feel safe for the duration of the event.

If you are asked to cease any behavior by another attendee, please honor their request. If you are asked by a member of staff to stop, stop.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all Dragonflight events and venues, and convention-related social events.

Attribution

This policy regarding harassment is based on an example from the Geek Feminism wiki created by the Ada Initiative and other volunteers. We also drew inspiration from policies found at Nine Worlds and XP2014.