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We are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of level of experience, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, personal appearance, body size, race, 

  • Please be kind and courteous. This is a supportive, uplifting community, there’s no need to be mean or rude.

  • Respect that people have differences of opinion and that every choice carries a trade-off and numerous costs. There is seldom a right answer.

  • Constructive criticism is welcome and encouraged: we’re here to challenge each other to enable us to grow. But, please refrain from unstructured critique.

  • We will exclude you from interaction if you insult, demean or harass anyone. That is not welcome behavior. We interpret the term “harassment” as including the behaviors listed below. In particular, we don’t tolerate behavior that excludes people in socially marginalized groups.

  • Private harassment is also unacceptable. Whether you’re a longstanding member or a newcomer, we care about making this community a safe place for you and we’ve got your back.

  • Likewise any spamming, trolling, flaming, baiting or other attention-stealing behavior is not welcome.


     

The following behaviors are considered harassment and are unacceptable within our community:

  • Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language.

  • Personal insults, particularly those related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or disability.

  • Inappropriate photography or recording at any member events, physical or digital.

  • Inappropriate physical contact. You should have someone's consent before touching them.

  • Unwelcome sexual attention. This includes, sexualized comments or jokes; inappropriate touching, groping, and unwelcome advances.

  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking or following (online or in person).

  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.

  • Sustained disruption of community events, including talks and presentations.


 

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