Harassment / Code of Conduct
Hentai Matsuri has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment of any kind. We share the same feeling as all other cons – COSPLAY IS NOT CONSENT!
All Attendees, Performers, Artists, Exhibitors, Staff, Panelists, and Guests of Hentai Matsuri are subject to the policy below.
Harassment includes, but is not limited to making inappropriate, discriminatory, and/or unwelcomed advances on the basis of race, color, sex, physical appearance, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state laws.
This policy includes the following prohibited behaviors or actions – intimidation, harassing photography or recording, inappropriate physical contact, unwelcomed sexual attention or other verbal or physical conduct, stalking, or creating an intimidating or hostile environment by engaging in such conduct.
If you are being harassed or witness someone else being harassed, please contact a member of the Hentai Matsuri staff immediately. The Hentai Matsuri staff will contact security or assist those who have experienced harassment.
The Hentai Matsuri staff has sole discretion in determining what constitutes harassment under this policy and reserves the right to take immediate action against anyone who violates this policy, up to and including dismissal and eviction from the event with no refund.
This will be a secure, inclusive, and educational space for open-minded people looking to meet other like-minded people. HENTAI MATSURI will have a “No Tolerance” policy for harassment and other nonconsensual violations. Any attendees harassing or violating other guests will have their badges/passes revoked and will be evicted from the event and potentially banned from all future events.
Hentai Matsuri is dedicated to ensuring our event is a safe environment for all participants. We have a zero tolerance policy for any and all harassment towards fellow attendees, artists, vendors, performers, special guests, event staff, and other event personnel. Anyone attending the event who engages in the following behavior below will have their passes confiscated, and then be ejected from the event without a refund.
Harassment includes and is not limited to:
- verbal harassment
- video-recording without explicit verbal consent or permission
- photos without their explicit verbal consent or permission
- stalking or following other guests
- nonconsensual physical contact
Just don’t be a creep; be cool and treat everyone with respect, and everything will be cool.
Read more about our other policies here