Bias Incidents, Discrimination, & Your Rights

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Tulane University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: September 20, 2017

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Tulane University values an open and affirming learning and work environment, void of homophobia, heterosexism, transphobia, sexism, and other forms of gender- and sex-based bias and discrimination. If you have seen homophobic or transphobic graffiti or language used on campus or witnessed or experienced harassment, a bias incident, a hate crime, or discrimination, please (1) submit a report online and (2) contact the Office for Institutional Equity (OIE).

Bias incidents involve actions committed against a person or property that are motivated, in whole or in part, by their bias against race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, gender expression or identity, genetic information, age, or disability. … All hate crimes are bias incidents, but not all bias incidents are hate crimes.

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