discrimination or harassment consists of treating a person differently in any WPI program or activity based
on their race, sex, age, color, national origin, religion, genetic identity, disability, gender identity or
expression, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or any other
protected status. This includes, for example, the display or circulation of written or electronic materials or
pictures degrading to either gender or to racial, ethnic, or religious groups; and verbal abuse or insults directed at or made in the presence of members of a racial, ethnic, or minority group.