Coercion or Force

Coercion or Force includes conduct, intimidation, and express or implied threats of physical or emotional harm, that would reasonably place an individual in fear of immediate or future harm and that is employed to persuade or compel someone to engage in Sexual Contact.

Examples of Coercion or Force include causing the deliberate Incapacitation of another person; conditioning an academic benefit or employment advantage on submission to the Sexual Contact; threatening to harm oneself if the other party does not engage in Sexual Contact; or threatening to disclose an individual’s Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Expression or other personal sensitive information if the other party does not engage in the Sexual Contact.