John Pistole, the head of the TSA said today that a pat down of a woman went too far when a TSA agent felt inside the woman’s underwear. An ABC News employee said she was subject to a “demeaning” search at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday morning. “The woman who checked me reached her hands inside my underwear and felt her way around,” she said. “It was basically worse than going to the gynecologist. It was embarrassing. It was demeaning. It was inappropriate.” That search was against protocols and “never” should have happened, TSA administrator […]
EDIT: Apparently some folks think this is all made up. It isn’t. You can either go to the original post from 2007, or you can go the the National Safety Council and search through their archives for each individual estimate. The original post made a list. This picture is from a poster on reddit.
Jeff Buske has invented underwear for men and women to protect their private bits when going through the full body scanners at the airport. A thin piece of metal shaped like a fig leaf is placed in men’s underwear to block the view of the area while going through body scanners. There are also pads made of the same material that women can place inside their bra. The inventor of the product said while it will hide anatomy, it won’t hide anything illegal. “If someone is trying to hide something large under the thing it’s […]
Known online as furrygirl, this woman wore see-through underwear to the airport for her strip down and pat down at the airport. You can view her twitter feed as well as photos here and here. My TSA Stripdown: Nov 21 at Seatac from Furry Girl's Feminisnt.com on Vimeo. Read the entry about this on my (NSFW) blog: http://www.feminisnt.com/2010/my-experience-mocking-tsa-security-theater-at-seatac-as-a-nearly-naked-enfant-terrible