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Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center

Holt Arena and surroundings

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
(208) 282-2805
FAX (208) 282-5829


Stacey Gibson

EO/AA and Diversity Director, Title IX Coordinator

Office: Rendezvous 157A

(208) 282-3973

Stephanie Richardson

Stephanie Richardson

GRC Assistant Director

Office: Rendezvous 235

(208) 282-3590




Green Dot Training

October 5th – 1:00 to 4:00
North Fork - SUB

A green dot is any behavior, choice, word or    attitude that promotes safety for all citizens and communicates utter intolerance for violence. Take part in this leadership opportunity to learn how to be an active bystander and stop power-based violence.

Can I Kiss You

October 3rd – 5:30 to 8:30
Wood and Little Wood River Rooms

Nationally known author and healthy dating expert Mike Domitrz is coming to ISU to give a humorous and interactive seminar. You will be taken on a journey revealing the faults of body language, the joys of talking, the serious effects of wrongful behaviors, how to EXPECT RESPECT from both partners throughout all facets of a relationship, helping friends, and more!  Best of all, you are going to gain realistic skills that you will have fun using in your own life.

National Coming Out Day/Meet & Greet/Resource Fair/Drag Queen Bingo

October 11th – 2:00 to 4:00
Wood/Little Wood River Rooms - SUB

The GRC is excited to host our annual observance of National Coming Out Day, an international celebration that encourages LGBTQ people to live openly in safety.  Come in for a presentation, light refreshments and great company. 

The GRC encourages everyone to stop by for refreshments and to play Drag Queen Bingo.  There will be a variety of organizations represented with resource information.

Transgender Activist Aydian Dowling and Jodi Dunn: "Trans in the Military:  The Experience of a Trans Man in the U.S. Army."

November 9th – 4:00 to 6:00
Rendezvous Suites A,B, and C

Aydian Dowling a trans body builder and a finalist in Men’s Health “Ultimate Guy” contest will speak on his path to success and the contributions he has made to surpass discrimination and build support for the trans community.

Aydian has been featured in many newspapers and magazines and recreated Adam Levine’s iconic nude cover shoot for Cosmopolitan UK that went viral on social media.





World Aids Day

December 1st – 12:00 to 2:00
Diversity Resource Center, Rendezvous 129

Join the Gender Resource Center and All Under One Roof, for a presentation on HIV Criminalization by Kevin Lish.  HIV screening will be provided.


SURVIVING VOICES: Stories of Violence Against Women and the Persistence of Hope

December 6th – 4:30
Frazier Hall

Elizabeth Smart, a survivor of sexual assault and physical and emotional violence, will speak to the community about her experiences. The presentation will begin at 4:30pm. Local victims’ assistance organizations will be onsite afterwards to provide the community with information and resources.



Stop by: Rendezvous 235
Call: 208-282-2805
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Janet C. Anderson Gender Resource Center

Rendezvous 235, Stop 8141

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID 83209-8141

Janet C. Anderson Library
Rendezvous 201


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209

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