Residence Hall Guide- Harassment 05-06

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Harassment can be:

Verbal, non-verbal, or physical;

Exclusion based upon personal or group differences;

Intimidation or humiliation based on personal or group differences;

Abusive language, threats, or similar acts of bigotry, racism, sexism, or discrimination;

Jokes, comments, gossip or graffiti that perpetuate personal or group myths, fallacies, prejudices, or stereotypes;

Any subtle or direct references, based on race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or religion, which demean, exclude, intimidate, or adversely effect an individual or group

Unsolicited e-mail or telephone calls containing abusive language, threats, causes, discomfort, derogatory, or sexual in nature;

Unsolicited, deliberate or repeated sexually derogatory statements, gestures or physical contact which are objectionable to the recipient and which cause discomfort or humiliation;

Pressure from a person or either sex against a person of the opposite or same sex;

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