Student Life and Enrollment Management: Stop Sexual Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: Salem State University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: July 31, 2017

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Behaviors that, either alone or in combination, may constitute sexual harassment and/or the creation of a hostile work environment include, but are not limited to, the following:: …

  • sexual slurs, sexual innuendos, and other comments about an individual or group’s clothing, body, weight, body shape, size or figure; …
  • suggestive or insulting sounds such as whistling, wolf-calls, or kissing sounds;
  • sexually provocative compliments about a person’s clothes or the way their clothes fit;
  • comments or questions about the sensuality, sexuality, gender identity or sexual orientation of a person, or his or her spouse or significant other;
  • pseudo-medical advice such as “you might be feeling bad because you didn’t get enough”

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