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What do I do about a guy at a gas station who refuses to serve me because I'm a woman?

he told me the station was closed and immediately after gave gas to the man that was behind me. I'm infuriated but don't know what to do. he's yelled at me before for accidentally handing him a credit card when I meant to hand him a debit card.

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To those suggesting calling 911...
You obviously don't understand what it's for. You probably call 911 when you run out of toilet paper!
To the questioner... Take your business elsewhere or see if the local news is interested in your story and call the Better Business Bureau. You will greatly affect there business.

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Well said and done... People tend to take advantage of calling 9-1-1 for over little dumb things, they obviously don't know what its use for.. gave you thumbs up for this answer i would had taken this type of situation to a business Bureau...
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Right.
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Don't give him your service. Get gas at a different station and tell all you friends not to go their either, and maybe his little gas station will run out of business.

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Slap him

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That would get her arrested
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Violence won't solve this problem. Going out of business will. Today's gas prices are too high to put up with this crap.
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Adam, and that's a big reason of why I am so mad!
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Trust me, I really want to whoop his @$$ for you. But waiting in an unemployment line is a real kick in the a$$. It's not easy to turn the other cheek, I know. But karma always comes around for those that deserve it. I still wait, too. But I'm hopeful.
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Kick his a hole

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It's sexist for sure but unfortunately a business can refuse to serve any customer they want. Its not a good way to be successful though...

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Wow I didn't think of that... I'm so mad though.
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californiared2

report that jerk

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To who??
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Sweetie73801
His boss or if it's a chain station like shell call that customer service number
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It was Arco. That's a chain right?
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Report him to the business Bueru
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oops *Bureau* typo
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See his supervisor or the owner. If nothing changes call 911. Even if that doesn't help contact ACLU or a reporter in your locality.

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What? No. Do not call 911.
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You will be fined for calling 911 for a non-emergency, so you should not do that unless the guy attacks you.
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What; refusing my inalienable right just because I'm a woman is not an emergency?? Since when?? Not getting my tank filled might mean something much greater than just a refusal of service! She might have been on her way to see her sick child!! Does that sound like an "emergency"?
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No. That's NOT an emergency. If you are ever in that situation and call 911 I sincerely hope you get cited and or arrested for 911 abuse. This is a prime example of not letting you fuel tank below 1/4 full. While you have an operator or officer tied up for this someone who's has a REAL emergency has to do without.
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I like the reporter idea. TV and newspapers like to expose this sort of thing and it could even get the guy fired, which would be a very good thing. Obviously calling 911 will just get you in trouble for calling in a non-emergency and make you the "bad guy.".
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Beat the guys living hairs

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go get gas somewhere else

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What makes you think he didn't serve you because you are a woman? There could be many reasons he didn't want to deal with you. You should talk to the manager though if you are actually being discriminated against.

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I have no reason he wouldn't serve me. Ive been polite to him always.
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But why assume it's because you are a woman?
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That's all can think of. He yelled at me one time for the credit card thing I explained above. I just don't get it.
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I don't know what 911 would o for you so don't do that ^^^ lol

anyway I would report him to his manager or boss at least .

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Report him to his boss or if it's a chain station like shell call that customer service number and complain

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I think he owns the station :/
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Then he's a small business and really can't afford to lose to many customers tell all your friends and family and every one you know to go else where and report his actions to the bbb (better business bureau)
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This is some thing serious, you should talk to him personally or report the matter to the organisation who are fighting for the WOMEN'S RIGHT. His gas station will be black listed and will run out of gas.

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I will try that!!
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Hope you will succeed in your mission.
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Call the police

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Why?
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I'm not calling them
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Right! It would be a waste of time. No crime was committed. Police are for real emergencies like robberies, rape, murder, and jaywalking. Yeah. Lol!
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Well the person who owns the gas station is violating what ever ammemdment says women are equal to men. So i think thats breaking the law.
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A business has the right to refuse service to anyone!
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True, but not without a reason. The employee must give the customer a reason for denying her service. If it is simply because the customer is a woman, that is against the ammendment that says men and women are equal. If for say she was rude to the employee or a destructive driver, than those are the types of reasons that are acceptable for denying a customer of his/her service.
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This is considered a civil not criminal matter. The Police I would hope not show up.
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Gas prices are too damn high to put up with this crap. Go to another station so that he can go out of business. Spread the word so that the lesson is learned faster. I had no idea that they still made a$$holes like that. Even gay guys like women. Lol (before everyone goes there)

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Yesss thank you lol
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I used to work at a Chevron gas station and our gas was always slightly higher priced. I was always extra cooler to my customers so that they would come back. I was very famous in my area because of it!
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Much appreciated
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I try. But a lot of my steady customers were a lot like you; abused and crapped on because they were having a bad day. I never had a bad day because I didn't get shot or robbed and was always thankful to physically clock out.
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Kerman559

Become a man

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Ya ok lol
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Really? Poof. Hey, it worked! Maybe too much. My carpenter jeans are supposed to be loose in the front.
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Hahah
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Buy your gas somewhere else.

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get on with your life

go to another gas station

people are not required to like each other.. attempts to wield coercion implies you have some growing to complete

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well you dont be rude like that idiot, you just go to another gas station

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