Unacceptable Behaviour

Words and actions that constitute unacceptable behaviour may occur online or in person. Examples of unacceptable behaviours include but are not limited to:

  1. Verbal comments that reinforce oppression and stereotypes related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age or religion (or lack thereof);

  2. Imitating or mocking of accents, or giving unsolicited corrections to grammatical errors;

  3. Verbal threats or demands;

  4. Sexualised images in public spaces;

  5. Intimidation and victimisation;

  6. Stalking;

  7. Unsolicited photography or recording;

  8. Sustained disruption of sessions or events;

  9. Unwelcome physical contact or sexual attention;

  10. Drugging food or drink;

  11. Violating the Forum privacy policy in order to attract negative attention to a participant;

  12. Enlisting the help of others, whether in person or online, in order to target a participant;

  13. Threats of violence or incitement of violence;

  14. Advocating for or encouraging any of the above behaviour.

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