Title IX: Sexual Assault/Misconduct Brochure

Western Kentucky University

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Sexual Misconduct/Assault Defined

Examples include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Unwelcome physical contact such as touching;
• Persistent, unwelcome requests for sexual contact;
• Requests for romantic or sexual contact from someone who grades, advises, or supervises you;
• Sexualized behavior accompanied by rewards or threats of harm;
• Unwelcome sexual remarks about a person’s clothing, body, sex, or sexual orientation;
• Offensive sexual questions, jokes, and stories;
• Displays of sexually offensive posters, pictures, words, or messages;
• Introduction of sexually explicit material into the classroom or workplace without an educational or work-related purpose;
• Sexual violence or rape;
• Retaliation for making a complaint of sexual misconduct.