Westminster Pride Festival has established the following guidelines of behavior and procedures for volunteers and vendors to accomplish a safe environment. All volunteers and vendors are expected to follow these guidelines:
Physical and sexual abuse, including, but not limited to, striking, hitting, kicking, biting, indecent gesturing, indecent exposure, unwanted physical contact, any form of sexual contact or inappropriate touching and destruction or appropriation of another’s property are strictly prohibited.
Emotional and verbal abuse are also prohibited. These include, but are not limited to, such forms of abuse as: yelling, insulting, threatening, mocking, demeaning behavior or making abusive statements in regard to a person’s race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sex or age.
No vendor or volunteer should be in possession of dangerous weapons, instrument or substance that is used for, or is readily capable of, causing death or serious bodily injury or destruction to property. These include guns, knives, clubs, chemicals and explosive devices.