Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment

The Policy prohibits Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment.  Sexual or Gender-Based Harassment may:

  • include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, physical, or electronic conduct of a sexual nature that creates a hostile, intimidating, or abusive environment;
  • involve verbal, physical, or electronic conduct based on Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation or sex-stereotyping that creates a hostile, intimidating, or abusive environment, even if those acts do not involve conduct of a sexual nature; or
  • include Harassment for exhibiting what is perceived as a stereotypical characteristic for one’s Sex, or for failing to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity and femininity, regardless of the actual or perceived Sex, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, or Gender Expression of the individuals involved.

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