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Welcome & Etiquette

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Yes! Anyone of any sexual orientation may join and anyone of any gender identity may join.

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Etiquette

At daPride we try our best to allow oneself to express themselves with as little restrictions as possible. At the same time, in a somewhat conflicting goal, we try to protect the members as a whole from discrimination, prejudice and harassment to make a safe environment.

That said, we take more priority on making a safe environment due to the generally "unsafe" and everyday discriminatory nature that LGBT-etc people face in their lives, and we want to be at least one place where LGBT-etc people can come to be themselves without fear.

Commentary
Your conduct on daPride journals, polls, front page, our gallery's comment section, Note system, and correspondence as well as personal contact (that is about daPride) to the administrators should avoid the following:
  • Homophobic, biphobic, heterophobic, transphobic, or otherwise discriminatory, bigoted or hateful comments directed to any sexual orientation or gender identity, even if it isn't directed to any user in particular.

  • Racist, sexist, and other hateful or discriminatory comments directed to all protected groups (disability, sex, marital status, etc) as well as statuses such as weight, sexual history, mental health, etc, even if it isn't directed to any user in particular.

  • Insults, i.e. "b*tch", keep them to yourself.

  • "Bigot", "homophobe", "queerphobe", "biphobe", "hateful", "ignorant", etc. Keep your judgements and assumptions to yourself as it is too often we jump on the gun for these words. If you feel someone is posting homophobic/etc commentary notify an admin.

  • Stereotypes (presented in a clearly intended offensive manner), as an example, "lesbians just need to find the right man", "all gay men have AIDS", "asexuality is a disease", "bisexuals are sluts", "transgender people are mentally unwell", etc.

  • Excessively aggressive or harassing comments, or continuing to pursue contact after it is clear it is no longer wanted.

Exploits
No exploiting :smoking: Don't do the following:
  • Sockpuppet.
  • Advertise a group that is not an affiliate.
  • Spam or flood the group.
  • Circumvent a block.
Consequences?

There is no specific consequence except for sockpuppeting and block circumventing which will always lead to a permanent block from the group. All other offenses are judged individually on their severity and have no set consequence and we have no set "strike system" -- consequences are either a warning, a temporary block or a permanent block.


I am happy to be sending out some amazing art to y'all again on a steady basis! If you have seen your submissions "expire," please please please feel free to resubmit! Sometimes I can't get to it all myself!



On that note, Moderator positions are, again, OPEN! If you've applied before and didn't get a response from me, please feel free to apply again!


Our Gallery Moderator's (GMs) main job is to, well, moderate the galleries. They vote on submissions, migrate older deviations, make sure everything is in the right category and enforce gallery rules. They reply to group notes as well.</b>

Because they deal with "customer service" unlike the other positions they also can enforce our etiquette rules; they may also participate in art, writing, CSS, contest-creating, etc. They are a bit of a "general moderator" really. But their duty is the galleries.

Expectations

    Someone who is active, on every few days at least and spending some of it helping us out (voting on pieces, answering notes, looking for great LGBT art to submit).
    Someone who is very polite and friendly even when confronted with an aggravating person, willing to communicate with members and not afraid to tell a person to resubmit to a category or tell them why a piece was denied (and such things).
    Someone who will review the galleries unbiased; they will vote using our expectations, not their own.
    Someone who is a part of the LGBTQIAP-etc community and not just a sympathizer.
    Someone who has been with daPride for a while.
    Someone who has good grammar and spelling, and has good attention to detail; should be able to pick up if a piece is submitted to the wrong category, in example.
    Someone who knows deviantART's policies well.
    Someone who knows their way around the group system already.
    Someone who is 18 or above in age.

Need not apply

    Someone who is 15 and under.
    Someone who hasn't been on dA longer than half a year.

Application form

Please remember fill in this application via note to daPride, titled "Staff Application for Gallery Moderator".

Please tell us a bit about yourself in addition to the below form, and why you are applying to become a moderator. Let us know if you have any previous experience moderating, and if so, who for, for how long, and why did you leave the team if you have.

    Age:
    Gender:
    How you fit into the LGBTQIAP community:
    How long have you been with deviantART:
    How long you have been with daPride:
    Do you fit the expectations we posted? If not, which ones don't you fit?
    Why should you be moderator?  
   Facebook or other social media profile link (recommended):
   
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howtoarguereligion Featured By Owner Edited Jan 6, 2016  New Deviant Professional General Artist
Apparently you need to be schooled on your own Religion. Maybe you've failed to realize that you are committing a sin, by coming to a place you know homosexuals and those who support it reside, and intentionally judging them? 

Allow me to elaborate:

"The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” [Mark 12:31]

"This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not. So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her." [John 8:7]

Judge not, that you be not judged. For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you. Why do you see the speck that is in your brother's eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ when there is the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye." [Matthew 7:1-5]

“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;" [Luke 6:37]


"Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?" [James 4:11-12]


"Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgment.” [John 7:24]

"Therefore you have no excuse, O man, every one of you who judges. For in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, practice the very same things. We know that the judgment of God rightly falls on those who practice such things. Do you suppose, O man—you who judge those who practice such things and yet do them yourself—that you will escape the judgment of God?" [Romans 2:1-3]

You, need to get right with God, and probably do a bit of reading before throwing the bible at these people whom have done nothing to you. The only reason why you detest homosexuals to such a degree is because you, yourself, hate homosexuals. Not because of God.

Here, let me give you something that your God, said so himself, to bring your Religion into a bigger perspective...

"I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things." [Isaiah 45:7]

"So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them." [Genesis 1:27]

So before you go around spreading this propaganda about how God hates Gays. You need to know that your so called "God" created hate, created homosexuals, created all of us in his image, and created sin. 

Kiss my Queer Ass.

Class is over, and you're now dismissed.

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Sorry for the intrusion: kayne, UkeAgent21, OnyxSeraphim, Avalik, and TylerHagan



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howtoarguereligion Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  New Deviant Professional General Artist
And you're just going to choose to ignore everything I said, right?
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