2 Sexual Harassment Is… Any unwanted sexual attention Any unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. –Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
3 Sexual Harassment includes many thing: Unwanted pressure for sexual favors or dates.Unwanted deliberate touching, leaning over, cornering, or pinching.Unwanted sexual looks or gesturesUnwanted letters, calls, texts, s, or materials of sexual nature.Unwanted sexual teasing jokes, remarks, or questions
4 Also it includes:Referring to an adult as a girl, doll, babe, honey, or demeaning namesWhistling at someone, howling, or cat calls.Turning work or school discussions to sexual topicsSexual innuendoes or storiesAsking about sexual fantasies, preferences, or history.
5 Also Personal questions about social or sexual life. Sexual comments about a person’s clothing, anatomy, or looksTelling lies or spreading rumors about person’s sex life.Touching a someone’s clothing, hair, or bodyUnwanted hugging, kissing, patting, or stroking.
6 These too! Touching or rubbing oneself sexually around another person Looking a person up and downFacial expressions, winking, throwing kisses, or licking lipsMaking sexual gestures with hands or through body movements.
7 Flirting vs. Sexual Harassment Receiver feelsHappyFlatteredIn controlAttractiveImportantActions areMutualFlatteringA complimentUpliftingMotivated by caringLegalVictim feelsAngrySadPowerlessUglyUnimportantActions areOne-sidedHumiliatingA criticismAttackingUndesiredMotivated by powerillegal
8 Why victims Don’t report The blame themselvesThey don’t want to get the harasser into troubleDon’t believe anything will be done about the harassment
9 Stopping Sexual Harassment Tell the person that you do not like what they are doing, make direct statementsTell a friend, counselor, administrator, employer,or trusted adultKeep a record of the occurrence, and what was said or doneFile a Civil rights claim