𝗥𝗘𝗚𝗜𝗢𝗡𝗔𝗟 CONFERENCE 𝗜𝗟𝗚𝗔𝗟𝗔𝗖 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯
Decolonizing our struggles, depatriarchalizing our bodies
Code of conduct in the event of ILGA
ILGA World values the diversity of identities, backgrounds, points of
view and experiences of all the people who participate in their events.
We are comprometides with the fullest possible participation of todes, and we want to make sure that no one be discouraged by the actions, language, and the
attitude of them to others.
To ensure this, follow the following guidelines:
All of our bodies, gender identities, gender expression, and sexual orientations are valid and equal. Diríjate to persons with the name and the
pronoun they prefer. If you do not know your pronoun, use the ‘elle’ or just your
name and find a moment to ask them politely.
Avoid comments judgmental
Always encourage the discussions respectful. However, les participants and
speakers should avoid generalizations and comments judgmental. Jokes
based on prejudices and stereotypes can be offensive and are not tolerated.
Respect the privacy
Do not ask people about their previous names, procedures
doctors, private parts, sexual practices, or personal life without your explicit consent. To be in an event of ILGA World does not mean that a person
is out of the closet with todes, and exposing it may compromise your security.
Photos, videos and networks social
Always ask for permission and get explicit consent before taking a
photo, record a video or include the name of the person in any report, article or publication to social networks that you plan to write.
Creates safe spaces
The plenary workshops, meals, social activities: each moment of the events of ILGA World should be a safe space for
todes les participants, regardless of sexual orientation, identity
and gender expression, sex characteristics, sex, gender, age, indigenidad,
disability, HIV status, ethnic or social origin, or any other condition. Do everything possible to ensure that todes feel welcome.
Don't make assumptions
Do not assume that you can read to gender identity, status, or sexual orientation
a person, or their pronoun preferred by the way it is presented.
The names and preferred pronouns are shown in the badges of the people,
but respects the fact that someone may be questioning your identity: if
you're still not sure how to go to elles, ask them politely.
Have patience when faced with language barriers
English and Spanish are the official languages of ILGA World, but they are not the languages first of many of the people who participate in events: please
be aware of this and have patience when communicating with others.
Please, speak slowly, clearly, and avoid the use of jargon – especially
speakers and workshop presenters.
No means no
You should not pressure anyone in the conference to participate in activities
in that you do not want to participate. This includes any sexual behavior
non-consensual physical contact or, to participate in any activity or discuss sensitive information. If someone says “no”, all you have to do is respect
his will. ILGA World takes very seriously any allegations of bullying and
harassment. If you discover that someone is bullying or harassing a person, is
Defies the bullying behavior and oppressive
The language that we use can reflect power imbalances in society and can sometimes be detrimental to LGBTI people, even when it's not
we are aware of this, and if nosotres mismes we are a part of the community
LGBTI. If you witness a behavior crushing events of ILGA World,
or a conversation that it is somehow disrespectful to the other participants on the grounds of race, class, gender, sex, sexual orientation, identity
or gender expression, sex characteristics, hiv status with respect to the
HIV, immigration status, age, physical ability, and/or intellectual, or any other
identity and experience, do not be afraid to challenge in a constructive manner.
Contact us: we are here to help you
If you feel insegure, or you have experienced or witnessed any inappropriate behavior, please contact a staff member or to a voluntarie.
We are always here to help.