MAGE Con seeks to provide a welcoming, fun, and safe convention and community. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Discriminatory language and imagery (including sexual) is not appropriate for any venue, including the convention sessions and any community resources such as the MAGE Con Facebook page. MAGE Con staff (red badges for in-person play; red "Staff" group for Discord online) have both the power and the duty to investigate all reported incidents of harassment and to remove confirmed harassers from MAGE Con venues both physical and virtual.
Harassment is understood as any behavior that threatens another person or group or produces an unsafe or un-inclusive environment. It includes offensive verbal comments or non-verbal expressions related to gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religious beliefs, sexual or discriminatory images in public spaces (including online), deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
If you feel the problem cannot be resolved as described in Conflict Resolution (above), or you simply don't feel comfortable with the potential confrontation, feel free to use to form below to report the incident anonymously. Personal information of reporters is not collected by MAGE Con staff (we do not see your email or Google identity). You may also leave a note for MAGE Con organizers at the check-in desk.
To submit an incident report anonymously, feel free to use this Google Form: MAGE Con Anonymous Reporting Incident Form
Information regarding any case of harassment (anonymous or not) will only be disclosed to decision-making staff and/or local authorities, if required by law. Details will be limited to include only the amount of information necessary to make decisions and comply with local laws.
MAGE Con participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behavior, staff may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender, expelling the offender from MAGE Con, or banning the offender from the MAGE Con user community.
Specific sanctions may include but are not limited to:
MAGE Con staff (red badges for in-person play; red "Staff" group for Discord online) will help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event.
We expect participants to follow these rules in all MAGE Con venues, MAGE Con-related social events, and online communication channels.
We value your participation in the MAGE Con community and your efforts to keep MAGE Con a safe and friendly space for all participants!
Any of the following will be grounds for expulsion from MAGE Con without refund:
If at any time during our show you feel unsafe or feel you were subjected to harassing conduct, please locate a staff member (wearing red badges for in-person play; Discord online = red "Staff" group) and your concerns will be addressed immediately.
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