NO means NO! ONLY Yes means Yes! Always ask. Do not do not assume consent. Recognize and respect people’s personal boundaries. People have different comfort levels with physical and emotional intimacy. Before you assume someone wants a big kiss, hug, or any touching to a new best friend, ask them. When someone says NO, it means NO. It also means that pleading, manipulating, harassing, or intimidating in any form is UNACCEPTABLE. Tips for maintaining your personal safety and well-being:

We thank you all for coming to Lantern Burn and we know that you will have a wonderful time. Respect yourself, respect others, respect the land, respect the rules. If you think you could help for next year as an organizer, please let us know.