TSA

Advocates say new TSA rule perpetuates harassment for transgender flyers

Following an order by an appeals court to review its full body scanners, the TSA has finalized a new rule that maintains the widespread use of body-scanning technology.

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U.S. Congress members call for changes in protocol for trans travelers in open letter to TSA

32 members of Congress signed onto an open letter to the TSA, calling for vast changes to current protocol for screening transgender travelers.

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May 27, 2014

Records show transgender travelers singled out in TSA screenings

Despite the announcement made last year by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to remove all body scanners that showed nearly nude images in order to protect passenger privacy, documents from the Department of Homeland Security reveal details of incidents in which transgender travelers were subjected to heightened scrutiny when passing through airport security checkpoints.

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