Guide to Residential Life Handbook: Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, Verbal Abuse 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: California State University – Sacramento Statement Rating: Red

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HARASSMENT CAN BE:
* Verbal, non-verbal, or physical
* Exclusion based upon personal or group differences
* Intimidation or humiliation based on personal or group differences
* Abusive language, threats of any kind -- real, false, implied,or perceived -- against a person or property or similar acts of bigotry, racism, sexism or discrimination
* Jokes, comments, gossip or graffiti that perpetuate personal or group myths, fallacies, prejudices or stereotypes
* Any subtle or direct references, based on race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religion, which demean,
exclude, intimidate or adversely affect an individual or group
* Unsolicited e-mail or telephone calls containing abusive language or threats that causes discomfort, derogatory, or sexual in nature
* Unsolicited, deliberate or repeated sexually derogatory statements, gestures or physical contact that are objectionable to the recipient and that cause discomfort or humiliation
* Pressure from a person of either sex against a person of the opposite or same sex
* Unwelcome sexual behavior or words including demands for sexual favors accompanied by implied or overt threats concerning an individual’s educational or employment status
* Conduct that is criminal in nature such as rape, sexual assault,
stalking and similar offenses

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