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ability of a student to participate in or benefit from the college’s educational and/or social programs. This would include a student or subordinate who offers sexual favors in exchange for preferential consideration.
Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment occurs when an individual in a position of real or perceived authority, conditions the receipt of a benefit upon granting of sexual favors.
Examples of conduct that may qualify as sexual harassment include:
a. Persistent comments or questions of a sexual nature.
b. A supervisor who gives an employee a raise in exchange for submitting to sexual advances.
c. An instructor who promises a student a better grade in exchange for sexual favors.
d. Sexually explicit statements, questions, jokes, or anecdotes.
e. Unwelcome touching, patting, hugging, kissing, or brushing against an individual's body.
f. Remarks of a sexual nature about an individual's clothing, body, or speculations about previous sexual experiences.
g. Persistent, unwanted attempts to change a professional relationship to an amorous relationship.
h. Direct or indirect propositions for sexual activity.
i. Unwelcome letters, emails, texts, telephone calls, receipt of unwanted verbal, written, or electronic communication, or
other communications referring to or depicting sexual activities.
11. Sexual Violence: is a type of sexual discrimination and harassment. Nonconsensual sexual intercourse, nonconsensual sexual contact, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking are all types of sexual violence.
12. Nonconsensual sexual intercourse is any sexual intercourse (anal, oral, or vaginal), however slight, with any object, by a person upon another person, that is without consent and/or by force. Sexual intercourse includes anal or vaginal penetration by a penis, tongue, finger, or object, or oral copulation by mouth to genital contact or genital to mouth contact.
13. Nonconsensual sexual contact is any intentional sexual touching, however slight, with any object, by a person upon another person that is without consent and/or by force. Sexual touching includes any bodily contact with the breasts, groin, mouth, or other bodily orifice of another individual, or any other bodily contact in a sexual manner.
14. Domestic violence includes asserted violent misdemeanor and felony offenses committed by the victim's current or former spouse, current or former cohabitant, person similarly situated under domestic or family violence law, or anyone else protected under domestic or family violence law
15. Dating violence means violence by a person who has been in a romantic or intimate relationship with the victim. Whether there was such relationship will be gauged by its length, type, and frequency of interaction.
16. Stalking means intentional and repeated harassment or following of another person, or repeatedly emailing, texting, calling or use of other “cyber” venues to be “present” in another person’s life which places that person in reasonable fear that the perpetrator intends to injure, intimidate, or harass that person. Stalking also includes instances where the perpetrator knows or reasonably should know that the person is frightened, intimidated, or harassed, even if the perpetrator lacks such intent. Examples of stalking behavior include, but are not limited to:
a. Following or conducting surveillance of the person being stalked
b. Inappropriate confrontations, communications or approaches between the stalker and the victim
c. Repeated, unsolicited and uninvited visits at the victim’s place of business or domicile
d. Receipt of unwanted communications, telephone calls, texts, or pages from the stalker to the victim
e. Threatening of the victim in any way by the stalker, either verbally or physically
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