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TSA Will No Longer Call Trans Travelers’ Body Parts ‘Anomalies’

The Transportation Security Administration will no longer refer to transgender travelers’ body parts as “anomalies,” officials told the Advocate this week.

This decision comes in the wake of a high-profile incident involving Shadi Petosky, who identifies as a trans woman, live-tweeting her experience of being detained for several hours by the TSA in Orlando. She was subjected to pat-downs and scanned for traces of explosives.

I am being held by the TSA in Orlando because of an “anomaly” (my penis)

— Shadow Petoscary (@shadipetosky) September 21, 2015

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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