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Male sexual harassment

Jim works as a first grade teacher in a local public grammar school. All of the other teachers and the principal in the school are female. Some of the teachers make lewd comments about Jim's appearance and even whistle at him when he walks down the halls at school. Jim has ignored those comments, but he has told the school principal that the comments make him uncomfortable and that he is reluctant to participate in school activities because he is embarrassed by the attention he receives from the other teachers. The principal responded to Jim's concerns by telling him to lighten up and accept that he is an attractive male in a female world. Evaluate Jim's situation with respect the sexual harassment, using the six requirements for sexual harassment.

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Jim works as a first grade teacher in a local public grammar school. All of the other teachers and the principal in the school are female. Some of the teachers make lewd comments about Jim's appearance and even whistle at him when he walks down the halls at school. Jim has ignored those comments, but he has told the school principal that the comments make him uncomfortable and that he is reluctant to participate in school activities because he is embarrassed by the ...

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This solution discusses sexual harassment of males in an organization.

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