Sexual harassment is unwanted and unwelcome behavior, or attention, of a sexual nature that interferes with your school performance and your life,and creates a hostile or offensive environment. Sexual advances, statements about sexual orientation or sexuality, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature all constitute sexual harassment. The behavior may be direct or implied. The behavior can range from the mildly annoying, to extreme abuses and even forced sexual activity.
Out of Control
Article about the Brittany Benefield Case. Information on the suit filed against members of the University of Alabama Birmingham football team.
SESAME-Sexual Harassment and Exploitation in School
Offers comprehensive coverage of the problems including resources for victims, survivor stories, coverage of research into the problem, and explanations of current legislation.
The Silent Treatment
Naomi Wolf writes about being sexually harassed while a student at Yale, and her recent battle to see that the university confronts the problem.
U.S. Department of Education: Resources for Addressing Sexual Harassment
DOE Office for Civil Rights resources for schools, colleges, and universities.
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