Campus Housing Policies and Regulations: Nondiscrimination 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Sonoma State University Statement Rating: Yellow

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Sexual harassment may range from sexual innuendoes made at inappropriate times, perhaps in the guise of humor, to coerced sexual relations. Harassment at its extreme occurs when a person in a position of control or influence, affects another person’s job, salary, career, or grades uses his or her authority and power to coerce the other person into sexual relations or to act in a punitive manner should the sexual advance be rejected. It may include one or more of the following: … Disparaging comments about women as a group; The use of sexist humor or demeaning sexual allusions ….

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