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Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Harass, Don't Pursue

A military policy of the United States from 1994–2011 that barred openly gay, lesbian, or bisexual personnel from serving in the military, but which also barred discrimination against those who kept their sexuality a secret. Commonly shortened as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." Just because "Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Don't Harass, Don't Pursue" was put in place doesn't mean that subtle forms of discrimination didn't still occur.

textually harass

slang To harass someone via text message. The phrase is a pun on "sexual harassment." Textually harassing a coworker should always be taken seriously by HR as a form of harassment.
See also: harass
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The act stipulates that protected animal must not be harassed, abused, hunted, or slaughtered.
"We just saved her Chris Pena saved a young 15 year old girl followed and harassed for more then eight train stops, her harasser then gets off the same stops as her, then she screams for help," said Luis Pena in the Facebook post.
We have told officers to caution the couples but not to trouble or harass them."
They laughing and talk to each other loudly, encouraging the boys to harass them," Moataz Galal (30), a civil servant, says.
to be allowed to do their work, not harassed and not detained," he added.
Just because someone proves themselves to be above an act of crime and stands by their beliefs, does not give another person the right to take it upon themselves to bully, harass and manipulate them.
After she was outed by several peers at Holmdel High School in Holmdel, N.J., as a freshman in 2001, Nancy Wadington says she was taunted and harassed by other students.
The question of liability only arises once it has been determined that unlawful harassment has occurred and only when the harasser is in a supervisory position over (directly or indirectly) the employee being harassed.
"Maybe boys sexually harass girls because they want to tease them, they like them, or it is fun to see a reaction," says Malik, a sixth-grade boy from Arizona.
While a police spokesman termed the decision "a tremendous victory for common sense," the American Civil Liberties Union called the ruling "a significant setback." Police will again be able to amass databases on groups whom they think might commit terrorist acts and hate crimes, though a city official has claimed in the Sun-Times that the police will still not be able to use such intelligence to harass or intimidate dissidents.
"Harass our mother," he began chanting, "Harass our mother.
The men argue over space, instruct each other on what prices to demand, haggle with customers, harass women, and the like.
Americans United maintains that the scheme to harass the organization was cooked up then and notes that shortly after the senators sent the letter to Reno, a staffer in Coverdell's office admitted to a reporter with Religion News Service that Americans United had been discussed during the June meeting.
It seems, then, rather obvious that the reason so many straight men sexually harass and assault women is because they know they won't be clobbered--not by the victims, not by their friends or commanders, and not by any judicial process.
Meanwhile, union officials continued to harass her.