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Gender Equity Center

    GEC Mission Statement:

    The Lane Community College Gender Equity Center exists for students, staff, and faculty and focuses on supporting an inclusive campus environment where all genders and sexual identities are valued and supported. We promote the exploration of the social construction of gender and how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, class, sex, sexual orientation, ability, age, nationality, and belief systems. The Gender Equity Center operates from a foundation of Brave Dialogue where all ideas rooted in inquiry and learning are welcome.

    Additional Support Information:

    Our main areas of support are:

    • LGBTQ Support & Advocacy: Support, Resources and Community for all LGBTQ+ students, staff, and allies.
    • Healthy Masculine Identities: Resources and workshops exploring healthy masculine identities and ways of being.
    • Title IX & Sexual Assault Prevention: Resources and learning opportunities to address and prevent Sexual Assault and Harassment.

    Services Available:

    • A welcoming place to study and socialize with other students
    • A free phone for local calls
    • Free use of our computers, with staff assistance available
    • Peer support from GEC Ambassadors
    • Referrals and information


    We now offer Google Chat at if you have any questions about LCC or want to connect with someone at the GEC.

    Academic Concerns:

    • Help entering Lane Community College
    • Help applying for financial aid online
    • Help planning your time and class schedule
    • Support and resources to stay in school

    Personal Concerns:

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    The GEC Lactation Room

    The GEC is always happy to help lactating parents on campus!

    Located in bldg.1 room 202D, the Lactation Room offers a private and hygienic space for parents to pump or nurse, hospital grade disinfecting wipes, changing pad, wipes, diapers, toys for children and comfortable chair.

    The GEC Lactation Room is available on a drop-in basis Monday-Thursday 9am-4pm and Friday 9am-2pm.

    Contact the Gender Equity Center

    Stay connected with the GEC community through our Instagram, @lanegenderequitycenter, and Facebook, @GECLane