Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Glossary Term: Sexual Violence Misconduct


Any sexual act or act targeting a person's sexuality, gender identity or gender expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature that is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person's consent. It includes but is not limited to sexual assault; sexual harassment; stalking; indecent or sexualized exposure; public masturbation; voyeurism; technology-facilitated sexual violence/harassment; and knowingly publishing, distributing, transmitting, selling, making available or advertising (collectively, "distribution") an intimate image of a person, through electronic or hardcopy means, without their consent.
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