[Noisebridge-discuss] NB has an antil-harrasment policy that was consensused on.

Robert Chu robert.chu01 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 29 21:48:03 UTC 2013

One great thing about this is that gives us a reference point to recommend
to people to check out, for any reason.


On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 2:46 PM, Robert Chu <robert.chu01 at gmail.com> wrote:

> This is what Noisebridge has set forth so far and is not limited to being
> modified, hacked, and our updated through consensus....
> Noisebridge is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for
> everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual
> orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion.
> We do not tolerate harassment of people at our events or space in any form.
> Sexual language and imagery should be only be used for women-positive
> purposes in accordance with best practices advocated by professional sex
> educators (if you’re not sure what those are, don’t do it). People
> violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the space or the
> event at the discretion of any Noisebridge member.
> Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender
> identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical
> appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces,
> deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or
> recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate
> physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. People asked to stop any
> harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
> I will also work toward printing this out and putting it up in the front
> in the next couple of days (as I am currently in the middle of a couple of
> other projects).
> Cheers
> Rayc
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com>wrote:
>> This is excellent news. Where is this policy written down? On the wiki
>> somewhere? I just did a search and did not find it...
>> -Rachel
>> On Sep 29, 2013, at 2:03 PM, Robert Chu <robert.chu01 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Yea!!!
>> >
>> > Even though there is a lot of hacking and updating that is quite a few
>> people are working toward doing, the policy so far is a great start.
>> >
>> > I think this is a great step in a positive direction for Noisebridge,
>> especially one that I feel will lead to less to no drama in the space, and
>> also a lot more hacking, teaching, learning, mentoring, tutoring, and all
>> of those other awesome things that happen here.
>> >
>> >
>> > Cheers
>> > Rayc
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