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Woo hoo Hey sexy lookin good today A phrase like that can make a person both uncomfortable and embarrassed It can also be considered sexual harassment The American Psychological Association defines sexual harassment as deliberate or repeated comments gestures or physical contacts of a sexual nature that are unwanted by the recipient It is hard to pinpoint the exact meaning of sexual harassment because each person interprets sexual harassment in a different way What some people see as sexually offensive others find flattering or enticing In general women define harassment more broadly than men do and are more likely to be offended by activity the define as sexual Sexual harassment occurs when a perpetrator ignores a targets limits Sexual harassment has become one of societys most critical social problems because it can happen anywhere and to anybody In the workplace an employer might ask an employee for sexual favors in exchange for a raise or promotion Students can encounter sexual harassment at school when a teacher wants sexual favors in exchange for good grades The harasser does not have to be more powerful harassment can be caused by peers as well It is considered sexual harassment if one employee touches another where he or she does not wish to be touched Also when a sixth grade boy snaps a sixth grade girls bra it can be considered sexual harassment especially if it is repeated and makes the girl uncomfortable Some cases of sexual harassment turn into highly publicized law suits One example is the law suit Anita Hill brought against Judge Clarence Thomas in October 1991 Hill claimed that Thomas had sexually harassed her from 1981 to 1983 Thomas denied Hills charges as lies sleaze dirt and gossip The New York Times had a poll showing that 54 of Americans believed Thomas and only 24 believed Hill The United States Senate confirmed Thomas denial to Hills charges This case sparked wide interest
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