Code of Conduct

Everyone participating in the community— including, but not limited to the forums, Slack channel, and events like Grindfest— is required to agree to the following Code of Conduct.

We are dedicated to providing a respectful, open, harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, mental illness, neurotype, physical appearance, body, age, race, ethnicity, nationality, language, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of community members in any form.

Anyone who violates this Code of Conduct may be sanctioned or banned from these spaces at the discretion of the community organizers and moderators.


Harassment includes: prioritizes marginalized people’s safety over privileged people’s comfort. We reserve the right not to act on complaints regarding:


Anyone asked to stop any harassing behavior is expected to comply immediately.

If anyone engages in harassing behavior, organizers may take any action we deem appropriate, up to and including banning them from all spaces and identifying them as a harasser to other grinder community members or the general public.

Reporting and Enforcement

If you are being harassed by a member of the community, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact us immediately via email at [email protected].


This policy was inspired by and adapted from the XOXO Community Code of Conduct which is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license and is available on GitHub.

This policy is itself available on the github, where you should feel free to submit bug reports or pull requests.