Consent & Safety

What is Consent?
Consent Defined
Consent Culture
Consent Compared to a Cup of Tea
Consent 101
Only With Consent
Yes Means Yes
Learning Good Consent
Mythcommunication: It’s Not That They Don’t Understand, They Just Don’t Like The Answer

Consent in the Social Dance Scene

Consent Compared to Having Your Foot Stepped On
What to Do When You’re Uncomfortable
Defensive Dancing
A Plea for Verbal Commnuication
Why Are We Uncomfortable with Safety?Autonomy and Consent in Blues Dance

Creating Safe(r) Spaces
Safer Dance
How to Teach Consent Starting Now (Lesson 1)
How to Teach Consent (Lesson 2)
Theory of Change
The Dancer’s Bill of Rights and Obligations
Proactive Management of ‘Problem Dancers’- Creating a Safer Dance Environment for All
Downloadable Literature from ACSS
Dealing with an Incident
Safe Spaces Are Deliberately Designed
The Safety Dance Facebook Group
Socially Awkward Isn’t An Excuse
Handling Food Allergies in the Dance Scene
On Safe Spaces
A Conversation on Creating Safer Swing Dance Spaces
More Resources

Creating a Code of Conduct / Safety Policy
Resources from Safety Dance
How to Write a Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct Questionnaire
Implementing Your Code of Conduct
A Few Examples of Codes of Conduct / Safety Policies
Fusion Exchange Code of Conduct
Etiquette for Blues Dance NY
Sydney Blues Code of Conduct
Dance Jam Productions Code of Conduct
Capital Blues Safe Space Policy
It’s Not U It’s Me Safer Spaces Policy

Consent and Photography
Group Recording and Consent
Photography at Dance Events

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