Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response: Examples

Category: Harassment Policies School: Carleton College Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: January 26, 2017

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What can sexual harassment look like?

  • sharing sexually inappropriate images or videos, such as pornography
  • sending suggestive letters, notes, or e-mails
  • displaying inappropriate sexual images or posters in public spaces
  • telling lewd jokes, or sharing sexual anecdotes
  • making inappropriate sexual gestures
  • staring in a sexually suggestive or offensive manner
  • whistling
  • catcalling
  • making sexual comments about appearance, clothing, or body parts
  • pinching, patting, or rubbing
  • purposefully brushing up against another person
  • other inappropriate touching
  • asking sexual questions, such as questions about someone’s sexual history or their sexual orientation
  • making offensive comments about someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity

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