Understanding Sexual Harassment – How To Recognize Sexual Harassment

August 28, 2013

Listed below are some of the behaviors which may be considered sexual harassment:

Verbal Harassment:
– suggestive or insulting sounds
– sexist jokes or humor
– gender specific insults or comments
– unwanted sexual invitations, propositions, or pressure

Non-Verbal Harassment:
– leering, ogling, and obscene gestures
– circulating sexually explicit materials

If you are unsure of your own behavior, ask yourself, ‘ Would I be acting this way if my spouse/boyfriend/girlfriend were standing next to me?’