What is Bias?
Bias-related behaviors are actions that:
- marginalize, or
any person or group because of their actual or perceived:
- sexual orientation,
- gender identity or expression,
- ethnic or national origin,
- military or veteran status protected under federal law, or
- genetic information.
Examples of Bias-Related Incidents reported here at JCU:
- Staff member reported an unidentified student carrying a sign with an ethnic slur written on it.
- Report received about an off-campus party with a theme featuring ethnic stereotyping.
- Report of campus visitor distributing letters on campus containing anti-gay invective.
- Student reported offensive sexist comments from a faculty member in the classroom.
- Staff member reported that a “Black Lives Matter” sign on an office door had been defaced.
- A student overheard another student use a slur involving perceived sexual orientation.
last updated: January 7, 2019
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