Latest from Homeland Security on my cock

Yes, it’s true, I’ve been in conversation with Homeland Security about how to limit the hubbub around my packing cock the next time I go through SFO’s security checkpoint.

For the original story of how I got special attention from security, click here, with a previous update here.

Since I’ll be flying out of that airport early next week, I thought it’d be good to ask for an update from my buddy, we’ll call him Mister A.  I explained that I hadn’t heard from him in awhile and was still interested in how I might communicate with agents in order to facilitate a better experience for all involved.  I asked if there were specific terms or phrases I could use to explain why I had a foreign object in my pants.  My desire is to communicate clearly, not to offend.

Mister A didn’t respond to that question directly, rather he assured me that

“You will not encounter any difficulties on your trip through SFO.”

All I needed to do was provide flight information on my departure, and he’d notify a supervisor who would ensure a smooth transfer through the checkpoint.  Now, that’s cool and all, though it does have a kind of weird “Big Brother is watching out for you”, feel.  I also wonder if this is how it’s going to be from now on.  Will I always have to notify Mister A of my travel plans to ensure I’m not given undue attention?  What about the next guy, the one who packs and hasn’t thought about the implications with regard to airport security?

My response thanked A for his assistance but also posed this question:

“Thanks again for your help.  In the larger picture, if you were to give advice to other individuals who utilize prosthetics as I do, what would it be?”

Because that’s the real point:  how are they going to, on a continuing basis, deal with people who pack in a respectful and communicative way?  So far it looks like a global solution hasn’t been determined yet.  Mister A is going to make sure that I get through the checkpoint, but he’s made no assurances about how other individuals will be dealt with.

Considering last weekend was Pride weekend in San Francisco, I’m wondering if anyone else had issues at the checkpoints because of packing.  Surely there were butches and trans guys packing through the airport.  If I’m the only one talking to Homeland Security and San Francisco International Customer Service about this stuff, it’s not going to make a huge impression.  If you had an experience (good or bad) with regard to packing through a checkpoint, or if you know someone who did, I’d love to hear from you.

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