Sexual Harassment Policy 05-06

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Statement Rating: Not Rated Last updated: December 15, 2013

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Prohibited conduct includes but is not limited to such conduct as offensive sexual flirtations, suggestive comments, sexual innuendo, unwanted physical contact, repeated requests or pressure for "dates", advances, propositions, insults or verbal abuse of a sexual nature, graphic verbal commentaries about an individual's body, use of sexually degrading words or vulgar words of a sexual nature, humor or jokes about sex or gender-specific traits, or the display of sexually suggestive objects or pictures. Prohibited conduct also includes non-verbal, suggestive, or sexually insulting actions such as leering, whistling, suggestive sounds, and obscene gestures...
Sexual harassment does not refer to behavior or occasional compliments of a socially acceptable nature. It refers to behavior which is unwelcome, which is unreasonably offensive, which fails to respect the rights of others, or which otherwise creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive public accommodations, public services, housing, or educational environment.

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