MSU Women’s Center: Sexual/Peer Harassment 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Murray State University Statement Rating: Red

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EXAMPLES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Verbal

•  Calling a person a doll, babe, or honey.

•  Making sexual innuendoes.

•  Telling sexual jokes or stories.

•  Making sexual comments about a person’s clothing, body, or looks.

•  Turning discussions to sexual topics.

Non-Verbal

•  Looking a person up and down (elevator eyes) .

•  Staring at someone.

•  Displaying sexual and/or derogatory comments about men/women on coffee mugs, hats, clothing, etc.

•  Invading a person’s body space; standing closer than appropriate or necessary for the work being done.

•  Making sexual gestures with hands and/or body movements.

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