Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center
Welcome to the Idaho State University (ISU) Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center (GRC). The GRC has been on the ISU campus since 1998. The GRC was created by the ISU Student Senate to honor the very well respected Dean of Student Affairs, Janet C. Anderson who was retiring and whom the center is named after.
Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center
Rendezvous Bldg. Rm. 235
921 S. 8th, Stop 8141
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID. 83209
FAX (208) 282-5829
Director, Office of Equity & Inclusion
Office: Rendezvous 157A
GRC Assistant Director
Office: Rendezvous 235
October 8th - Video will be released on the GRC Website via YouTube video
Presenters - Jodi Dunn and Joseph Crupper
The presentation will showcase the distinction between “gender” and “sex,” basic information about the LGBTQ+ community (i.e. sexual orientation, gender identity, cisgender, transgender, non-binary), basic terminology in relation to the transgender community, information on National Coming Out Day, and how to be a good ally. Also included in the presentation will be personal experiences of experiences on Idaho State University’s campus as an LGBTQ+ person/student/alumni.
This presentation will be pre-recorded to be released on the GRC website: https://www.isu.edu/grc/
LGBTQ+ 101 Question and Answer
November 9th - 4:00 to 5:00
Zoom - Presenters - Jodi Dunn and Joseph Crupper
Join us for a live question and answer session regarding the LGBTQ+ 101 video.
October 20th - 11:00 to 1:00
Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for an afternoon of community and friendship building. There will be a Zoom panel discussing resources available to the LGBTQ community. All attendees are invited to register, attend and stop by the Gender Resource Center at 235 Rendezvous for a gift bag after the event.
Consent Training with Student Athletes
October 10th –1) 11:00 to 2:00 2) 2:00 to 4:00
Pond Student Union Ball room
What is Dating Violence?
October 15th –3:00 to 4:30
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. College-aged women (between 16-24) have the highest per capita rate of intimate partner violence. 21% of college students report having experienced dating violence by a current partner, and 32% of college students report experiencing dating violence by a previous partner. Peer pressure, the presence of drugs and alcohol, stressful schedules, tight-knit friend groups, and social media contribute to higher rates of abuse, sexual assault, and stalking for students. Young people also have limited relationship experience, and often if a high school relationship was at all violent or unhealthy, it is likely that future college relationships will be unhealthy too.
Join the ISU Gender Resource Center and Family Services Alliance in painting pumpkins to bring awareness to this important topic. Family Service Alliance will have resources and information available for attendees.
Intervene Bystander Intervention Workshop
November 5th - 2:00 to 4:00
- Video: The online 20-minute video Intervene includes brief filmed scenarios demonstrating ways in which student bystanders can successfully intervene in problematic situations. Seven different situations are addressed, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence (emotional abuse), hazing, alcohol emergency, emotional distress, and bias. Characters in the film represent the diverse identities of college student populations including race, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and ability.
- Workshop: 60-minute workshop provides an opportunity for students to view the video with others and engage in a facilitated conversation to reflect upon the attitudes and behaviors that influence the process of intervening as an individual or with assistance. Participants also discuss additional related scenarios not included in the film.
Transgender 101: A Guide to Gender & Indentity
November 19th - 3:00 to 5:00
Zoom Panel - Moderator - Jodi Dunn
Virtual panel of an array of transgender community members to speak about their experiences as a transgender individual, and the significance of Transgender Day of Remembrance has for them. The panel will be open for discussion from viewers as well as prepared questions by the moderator.
Gender Resource Center Posters
LGBTQ+ 101 will be offered by a video on the Gender Resource Center website at: https://www.isu.edu/grc/ It is available to watch at anytime startong October 8th. There will be a Q&A offered on October 9th from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.! This will be availble via Zoom. Register at https://www.isu.edu/grc/ and a Zoom link and password will be sent to you.
Please join us on October 20th for an LGBTQ Mixer for Fall 2020. Theis event will be via Zoom. The event will be live from 11:00 to 1:00 and feature presentations from Campus and community organizations. After the event you can pick up a gift bag in Rendezvous 235. Register at: Registration link:https://forms.gle/cyNNCR1HHtoLb2zZ8 and a Zoom link and password will be sent to you by email.
Idaho State University Policies
Trans Name Change Procedure
How To Ask About Gender
Asking about gender identity on a form, survey, or project:
First, ask yourself why you are asking for gender identity on a survey at all. If you are taking various forms of demographic data to see who does or does not utilize services, we certainly encourage you to include a question about gender identity. However, we commonly find that sometimes folx are collecting information on gender identity and never use or assess that data. If you do not need/utilize this information for any particular purpose, consider not asking. Otherwise, here is our suggested way to ask for gender identity on a form:
Gender Identity: ____________________________
When open-ended questions are not possible:
Gender Identity (choose all that apply)
__ trans or transgender
__ another identity (please specify): _________________
Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Policy
Inclusive Bathroom Map
Physical Science Building B115
Administration Building 227A
Graveley Hall B5
Red Hill 219, 220
Rendezvous Complex 231
Pond Student Union Building 102, 103
Trade & Tech Building 51 311
Bengal Depot 1st floor (2)
Biological Sciences 273, 274
Possible Future Locations
Business Administration B41, B39
Facilities B3, B4, 116, 117
Student Health 18, 20 112A, 137
Rec Center 274, 276
Speech Pathology 211, 225, 226
Stephens Performing Art 120
Eames Complex 00024A
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