How do I take part in governance?
By simply holding $GENS, even if staked in the Genius Yield staking app. Voting sway and power are derived from the $GENS holdings of the participant. The reasoning behind this is that those holding more $GENS are more invested in the project. Therefore, they have a more significant incentive to succeed and prosper.
$GENS holders can see proposals and vote.
Voting requires holding of $GENS, which can simply be stored in a wallet or staked in the Genius Yield staking app. There is no need to remove the stake to vote. Voting power is based directly on the amount of $GENS each voter holds.