The Horrible Things That Happen to Trans People Going Through Airport Security

Posted on AllSides August 29th, 2019
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Going through airport security is never enjoyable, but for some the experience is far worse than others.

Transgender travelers are “particularly vulnerable to invasive searches at airport checkpoints,” according to a new ProPublica report. The report, which reviewed complaint data from Transportation Security Administration’s website and collected 174 anecdotal accounts, found that trans and non-binary people can be forced to discuss their genitals with TSA agents in non-private areas, are sometimes subject to invasive pat-downs by officers they don’t consent to, forced to reveal their genitals to TSA agents, or...

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