A violation may include, but is not limited to:
- any action or statement of a sexual nature which is embarrassing, harassing, intimidating, or abusive.
- unwanted comments, communications, jokes, or requests of a sexual nature.
- unwelcome and persistent sexually explicit statements or stories.
- repeated use of sexually degrading words, gestures, or sounds to describe a person.
- recurring derogative comments or questions about an individual’s sexual orientation and/or behavior.
- any kind of unwelcome sexual advances.
- repeated phone calls, messages, and/or other communications sexual in nature, even after statements have indicated that there is no interest.
- threats of retaliation as a result of a sexual encounter.
- implied or stated threats of sexual violence.
Sexual harassment can occur with any combination of genders, gender identities/expressions, and sexual orientations.