© 2019 Rainbow Trout Music Festival

Background photo by Buio Assis

 

OFFICIAL SAFER SPACES POLICY

 

 

Rainbow Trout Music Festival events are run on the insistence that all attendees will be respectful and thoughtful to all other attendees, participants and organisers. This means no individual should be made to feel uncomfortable, oppressed, or unsafe by any other individual’s opinions or actions.

RTMF values creativity, insightful discussion, and freedom of expression, but not at the alienation or harm of others. We hope people of all genders/non gender aligned, abilities, ages, cultures and sexualities will feel welcome to participate in our events, therefore any form of discrimination is not acceptable.

Harassment, hostility, aggression, and any behaviour– physical or verbal – that demeans or marginalises will not be tolerated in any form. This can include, but is not limited to:

  • making racist, sexist, transphobic, homophobic, ableist, and fatphobic ‘jokes’ or comments of any kind

  • wearing clothing items that appropriate another’s culture

  • promoting cultural appropriation

  • catcalling or sexual harassment

If you have overstepped these boundaries RTMF is committed to holding you accountable for your actions.

Along with RTMF’s zero-tolerance for violence, theft, and other harmful acts; RTMF the right to remove any festival goer who is creating an unsafe atmosphere at the festival. RTMF is committed to community building and holds restorative justice values. Each situation will be assessed on an individual basis.

All concerns brought to the RTMF organizers will be taken seriously and addressed immediately. As a festival-goer and member of the RTMF community, it is crucial that your concerns are brought to us in a timely manner so that they can be addressed immediately. In order to ensure strong channels of communication and support, please communicate with RTMF in the following manner:


- Ask a volunteer to help you find an organizer or visit the info booth
- Email us at rtmf.info@gmail.com

 

We are committed to running a safe, accessible, healthy, fun, supportive festival and every person should feel welcomed and accepted.