Anti-Oppression/ Consent Policy:The Short Hand Version
Domination and exploitation permeate our social relationships in subtle and overt ways, that have no place in the movement to save what is wild. Behavior that demeans, marginalizes, rejects, threatens or harms any living being on the basis of ability, activist experience, age, class/income level, cultural background, education, ethnicity, gender, immigration status, language, nationality, physical appearance, race, religion, self-expression, sexual orientation, species, and status as a parent will not be tolerated. Please speak out against such behavior so that we collectively can create a safer place for all Rondy participants.
Within creating safer spaces we encourage the practice of enthusiastic consent! Consent being an exchange of affirmative words and actions regarding sexual activity; agreement, approval, or permission that is fully-informed and freely and actively given without physical force, manipulation, stress, or fear. The absence of “No” does not mean Yes. YES! means YES!
We create the world we want to live in, right here, right now.
Therefore at the 2012 Rondy BIG jerks will not be tolerated, little ones either!
During the Rondy, there will be marked conflict mediation / sexual offense response advocates available at all times – and can be summoned by medics & wellness center volunteers. To get involved & offer skills in this area, please check in with First Aid/Wellness Center.