Last week, State Sen. Shelley Hughes wrote a column detailing an unverified report she received about a biological man who undressed and showered in the women’s locker room of a Mat-Su area fitness club.

The Watchman has since verified that this occurred at Alaska Club’s Wasilla location on Friday, March 31.

Alaska Club has 14 locations in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Wasilla.

A woman who was at the club that day, told the Watchman what she experienced.

“I knew it would happen at some point, but I was hoping it was many years away,” said Wasilla resident Amber Grammer.

“I want to know exactly what I can expect, protection wise, for these ladies and for myself.”

On March 31, she was participating in a fitness class, which takes place right across from the women’s locker room. As the class concluded, she saw women exiting the women’s locker room.

“I noticed there were some very visibly upset ladies in the locker room, so I asked, ‘Is everybody okay?’” Grammer recounted.

The women proceeded to tell her that there was a man who had been in the women’s locker room just moments before.

“He was very, very evidently a man,” Grammer said, noting that the women described seeing his male genitalia.

According to Grammer, some of the women approached the front desk to express concerns regarding safety and privacy.

Grammer later wrote a letter to Alaska Club management echoing some of those concerns and asking how the company planned to address similar locker room issues going forward.

“I want to know exactly what I can expect, protection wise, for these ladies and for myself,” she said. “What’s the club’s position. I don’t want this slipped under the rug. I want an actual response.”

The Watchman called the Alaska Club several times, and left messages with management for comment. There was no response.

The Wasilla location has several changing room options for patrons, including two individual private rooms equipped with a toilet, lockers and a shower.

“So, someone who is unwilling to use their own gender’s restrooms, has that option for their privacy and for the privacy of other people,” Grammer said. “But apparently this person said, ‘No, I’m a woman so I should be allowed to use the women’s room.’”

The issue of biological men demanding to use women’s locker rooms and bathrooms continues to play out across the country. New York City is attempting to require that all bathrooms allow people to use the facility which matches their preferred and chosen gender identity.


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Woman recalls day when man disrobed in women’s locker room at Wasilla Alaska Club

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 24 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.


  • Poppy says:

    Hopefully this will never happen again. Seriously I’m a member of the Alaska Club and I don’t want to have men who think they are women in the actual women’s locker room. Good grief is nothing sacred anymore?

    • A Concerned Woman says:

      If you are a member, PLEASE call the member support number or email and the President/CEO Robert Brewster and ask them to release their locker room usage policy, spelling out in unambiguous terms who is and is not allowed to use which locker room! This should not be seen as a discrimination AGAINST certain individuals, but as a designation FOR certain individuals (for their safety, dignity, and privacy). The Club needs to hear from as many members as possible that women do NOT give their consent to men in their locker room!

  • Friend of Humanity says:

    Time to stop using Alaska Club!

    • Vote with Your Pocketbook says:

      Yes. This is voting with your pocketbook. If women quit paying in a block the management will have to do something or risk going broke!

  • DaveMaxwell says:

    This is your dunleavy administration at work or should I say woke!? Two scenarios to compare: one with Mary Fulp the principle of the year at colony high. She was falsely arrested and taken to a psych ward and forced to take psychotropic drugs!!!! Dunleavy’s boys in uniform screwed up massively and this used car-lot of an administration went silent!!! The other, a man stands naked in the locker room of vulnerable threatened women and nothing from the same uniformed useless squad, ran by the useless governor! What the hell has happened to us???
    Force dunleavy to answer

    • Burtg says:

      Dunleavy is still in his basement hiding from covid while the real Governor Anne Zink pushes the woke agenda.

    • John H Slone says:

      Dunleavy has little or nothing to do with these incidents. They were all locally inspired and undertaken. Please take your criticism somewhere else where it MIGHT BE more appropriate!!

      • DaveMaxwell says:

        Thank you John for commenting on this. I’m trying to understand how you come to your conclusion! Since dunleavy is staying in the distance while the state comes apart at the seems, ie. can’t get answers there! I will ask you a question or two. Is dunleavy the governor that oversees the department of public safety? This same dps was recently found to be wrong in the arrest and abuse of Mary Fulp! Now at the Alaska health club a penis barring pervert enters the woman’s locker room, terrorizing the girls and women! Where is the arrest from this same dps? Doesn’t the responsibility end up on the desk of the governor at the end of the day? When that which is in his jurisdiction is either incompetent or down right wicked, and he does nothing, I’m sorry John dunleavy is now directly responsible! Very interested in seeing your response! Teach me something!!!

      • DaveMaxwell says:

        Didn’t think you’d have the courage to respond!

  • Friend of Humanity says:

    ‘The Good Old Days…’ (warning – language! but, this dude has got the message right!)

    • DaveMaxwell says:

      Wholeheartedly agree

    • Joseph says:

      I wish everyone could have that video put in their face. Thank you for sharing that, it made my day. Share more like it!

      • Friend of Humanity says:

        If you have not heard of Salty Cracker at, check him out. You might have to wash your ears out when you are done listening…or not. Lol He has a great show talking about everything that is going on.

  • Elizabeth Henry says:

    Alaska Club is not longer Alaska owned. It is a corporation owned by an outside group and I suspect will follow the ‘wacky wokey’ war on sanity. Right now there is also a bill in the house – HB 99, which is actually to be heard in committee this morning at 8:00 am, forcing women’s shelters to accept men that want to be women. This of course is insane and we are being forced to embrace the insanity. HB 99 if it gets any traction and passes, likely could also carry over into gyms and fitness clubs.

    • A Concerned Woman says:

      I did not know about this bill until I read your comment. Thank you for the info, I’m sharing this with friends and asking our representatives to vote against it and get this bill killed as quickly as possible. This insanity needs to stop!

  • Stop the Insanity says:

    I am sick and tired of the majority being forced to play along with the insanity of the minority. STOP IT ALREADY! Bring back mental insane asylums and lock these “people” up!

  • Reggie Taylor says:

    Well, we knew it was coming, right? When I pointed this out to the wife a few years ago when it was introduced to us by the Anchorage School District, she poo-pooed it as a non-issue. When I gave my ipad to her to read this story, reminding her who the author is and his history as the former editor of The Catholic Anchor, her fury at me was overwhelming. I still feel the heat from her fuming in the living room while I seek shelter in the bedroom. No, I’m nit gloating. She’s afraid. Terrified, really. She forbids me to publicly address this situation with authorities. She’s still hoping it will just disappear. *Poof!* Like magic, I guess.
    Looks to me like the Alaska Club has done it right. They have private showering and disrobing facilities for the confused. It’s just that the confused refuses to acknowledge their confusion, the American Psychiatric Association refuses to acknowledge their confusion as a disorder, that gives the authorities the excuse to simply shrug their shoulders, and the rest of us are literally forced to accept the disorder, and the unraveling of our morals, as the new society.
    If any if you think that this is some kind of horrible mistake or error, you are dead wrong. This is intentional. It has been done to us, not by us. This is by design. This is a war, and you have lost.
    I’m amused to realize that I’m witnessing that which Friedrich Nietzsche said almost a century ago: Madness is rare in individuals, but in groups, parties, nations, and ages, it is the rule.

    • Friend of Humanity says:

      “Madness is rare in individuals, but in groups, parties, nations, and ages, it is the rule.” Exactly! As long as we keep letting them push us over, they will rule. Stand up People and fight back! We need to unified in standing up for what is right in our Heavenly Father’s eyes.

    • Lucinda says:

      Reggie. Really – “This is a war”? I’m in no way supporting men in women’s bathrooms, but “war”?

  • Burt says:

    The Tranny Club won’t stay in business long.

  • Never Give Up or In says:

    Quit the club!!! Hit them where it hurts and they’ll go out of business! They can take their wacko trannies with them!

  • Stacie says:

    I remember a time when this confusion was once considered as multiple personality disorder.

  • DaveMaxwell says:

    Why I ask in repetition wasn’t this penis barring ass arrested? Please call 9074653500 and ask the governor this question!!! Let’s try it 1000 calls today!!!

  • jon says:

    Oh, no, a man changing clothes. It’s not like she hasn’t seen a naked man before.

    • Friend of Humanity says:

      A pervert gets off on showing their naked body in front of unsuspecting, innocent people. Children should not be exposed to perverts. Women who love and cherish their husbands or significant others and have morals do not want to be exposed to a strange man’s naked body. You want a nudist colony jon? Go to one; but, don’t bring it to the Mat-Su Valley.

    • Reggie Taylor says:

      That locker room might have underaged girls in it. You can go to prison for that kind casual stuff under many circumstances, Jon. C’mon………tell us you know that.

      • DaveMaxwell says:

        Sincerely sorry to inform you Reggie that my call to the department of public safety in Wasilla yesterday revealed information that doesn’t line up with your comments! The question I asked the police was: is there a law that is enforceable, that can be used to charge an individual who bares his penis in a woman’s locker/dressing room? The answer was “ it depends “ ! The poor lady police officer was obviously constrained because of convoluted and confusing circumstances within the department, and other things I was not made aware of! Nevertheless no clear answer indicates to me that girls and women, should be very concerned!

    • Aunt Sally says:

      You’re probably too young to remember, jon, but not that long ago, the staff of the Alaska Club would have refused entry to the unhinged freak before he was ever able to get past the front desk, the woman would have shrieked the moment that any disturbed fellow entered the women’s locker room with obvious intent to disregard the rules and the norms, and good men would have shown up in a heartbeat to tune that troon up upon hearing the woman’s shrieks before the cops showed up to haul him off for the betterment of all. Those were inarguably much better days, jon. It’s a shame you’d missed out on them.

    • A Concerned Woman says:

      Jon, I’m trying to wrap my mind around how someone can NOT see this as a big deal. Viewing a naked man (or being seen naked BY a man) in a locker room that says “WOMEN’S LOCKER ROOM” is completely unacceptable and NOT something the women/girls using this locker room are consenting to when we use it! Whether or not one of these victims has seen a naked man before has zero impact on the issue at hand. Additionally, this locker room is for ages 14 and up…..are you saying that potentially a 14 year old girl’s first exposure to a naked man should be WITHOUT her consent in a place that should be a refuge for girls/women?

  • Patrick Henry says:

    America though. Freedom, my wife was just getting finished dressing when a man came into the locker room at the wasilla alaska club. So we are canceling our membership and will go somewhere else or workout at home. It’s their choice to allow this. If you don’t want your daughters , wife’s to have a man in their locker room then cancel your membership.