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More gender trans-gender training/retraining coming for TSA employees

Old Aug 4, 11, 3:13 pm
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More gender trans-gender training/retraining coming for TSA employees

I wonder if Pistole has promised her the retraining will take place and she won't have to put up with it again?

A transgender Transportation Security Administration agent who was fired from her job at Los Angeles International Airport for using the women's restroom has received back pay and a five-figure award for pain and suffering as part of a civil rights settlement.
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Old Aug 4, 11, 4:07 pm
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This is just another reason why every passenger who is about to be groped should have the right to quiz his/her TSO about whether they're straight, homosexual, bisexual, etc.

And the TSO should be required to answer truthfully.

If they have nothing to hide, they shouldn't be embarrassed by it.
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Old Aug 4, 11, 7:32 pm
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From the article:
Ashley Yang says she was ordered to dress like a man, pat down men and use the men's restroom after she informed a human resources manager that a background check would reveal she was born male and hadn't undergone sex reassignment surgery.
This could only have happened if she had been hired and was at work prior to undergoing a background check.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 10:56 am
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I applaud the court settlement.

^^^^^
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Old Aug 6, 11, 11:17 am
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I applaud the court settlement.

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As do I ^
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Old Aug 6, 11, 11:20 am
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Originally Posted by clrankin View Post
This is just another reason why every passenger who is about to be groped should have the right to quiz his/her TSO about whether they're straight, homosexual, bisexual, etc.
There's a huge difference between discriminating against someone based on gender, and prying into someone's personal life. Just because a TSO is gay, transgendered, etc. doesn't mean they're hot for your @ss.

Whether anyone should be patting down anyone in the invasive manner of the TSA is another question altogether.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 11:31 am
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There's a huge difference between discriminating against someone based on gender, and prying into someone's personal life. Just because a TSO is gay, transgendered, etc. doesn't mean they're hot for your @ss.

Whether anyone should be patting down anyone in the invasive manner of the TSA is another question altogether.
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For homophobic men: if women don't find you attractive, what makes you think homosexuals will?
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Old Aug 6, 11, 11:35 am
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Originally Posted by phedre View Post
There's a huge difference between discriminating against someone based on gender, and prying into someone's personal life. Just because a TSO is gay, transgendered, etc. doesn't mean they're hot for your @ss.

Whether anyone should be patting down anyone in the invasive manner of the TSA is another question altogether.
agreed. these folks should not be in your genital areas or sex organ areas without at least reasonable cause, period.

there should absolutely not be men feeling over women; the transgender thing is an interesting wrinkle though...
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Old Aug 6, 11, 12:39 pm
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For homophobic men: if women don't find you attractive, what makes you think homosexuals will?
Personally I just want a way to force the screeners to feel some of the humiliation that they're inflicting upon the traveling public.

But there always is the possibility that the frisks could in some way be sexual to a transgender person - and I think a requirement that TSA personnel present their sexual preference aloud to the flying public is an appropriate way to neutralize this.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:14 pm
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But there always is the possibility that the frisks could in some way be sexual to a transgender person - and I think a requirement that TSA personnel present their sexual preference aloud to the flying public is an appropriate way to neutralize this.
There is also the possibility that the screening could be sexual to the passenger. So I'd allow your requirement if it applied to both the screener and the passenger. Require all passengers to state their sexual orientation (it's not a preference) when they buy their ticket. You good with that?

Or do you just want the gay screeners to be forced to wear pink triangles on their uniforms or something?
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:16 pm
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Originally Posted by clrankin View Post
Personally I just want a way to force the screeners to feel some of the humiliation that they're inflicting upon the traveling public.

But there always is the possibility that the frisks could in some way be sexual to a transgender person - and I think a requirement that TSA personnel present their sexual preference aloud to the flying public is an appropriate way to neutralize this.
I'm trying to figure out how the pat down is a sexual turn on for either party. I know it's not for TSOs.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:32 pm
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I'm trying to figure out how the pat down is a sexual turn on for either party. I know it's not for TSOs.
The 4th Amendment says nothing about sexual motivations. It just calls what you are doing illegal. It is an afront to citizens and degrades them when you contact their sexual organs simply because you have the physical power to force the issue.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:33 pm
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For homophobic men: if women don't find you attractive, what makes you think homosexuals will?
Slight overgeneralization there, I'm thinking ... being attractive and being an idiot aren't mutually exclusive.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:49 pm
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I'm trying to figure out how the pat down is a sexual turn on for either party. I know it's not for TSOs.
That could be the new "setup" for gay porn.

"Sir, I'll need you to come this way for a private screening." Bow chick wow wow.

In fact I'm sure it's already been done. Rule 34 and whatnot.
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Old Aug 6, 11, 1:52 pm
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Originally Posted by jkhuggins View Post
Slight overgeneralization there, I'm thinking ... being attractive and being an idiot aren't mutually exclusive.
Well...if you're going to limit 'attractive' to physical attributes, I guess that's true....
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