(302) 577-2484 Suicide Hotline or 1-800-652-2929
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Harassment: Any physical or verbal conduct demonstrating hostility toward a person because of his or her race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.
Discrimination: Differential treatment based on unfair categorization – denial of fairness prompted by prejudice.
Bias Incident: A lawful act motivated because of a person's actual or perceived race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, or sexual orientation. In other words, the act itself is not illegal, but it is "hateful" toward a particular identity group. All hate crimes are considered bias incidents, but not all bias incidents are considered hate crimes.
Hate Crime: Any act prohibited by law that is motivated because of the victim's actual or perceived race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, or sexual orientation.
Bullying: Any deliberately hurtful behavior, usually repeated over time, with the desired outcome of frightening, intimidating, excluding or degrading a person.
Title IX: A federal law prohibiting sex discrimination in educational institutions.