Tag Archives: Airport Security

Transgender Traveler Questions… for trans masculine travelers

In the past couple of months, I’ve gotten a couple of inquiries from folks asking for advice on traveling transgender.  These happened to be trans masculine folks who were specifically asking about what to do with their packies.  In each … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report: Travelling While Trans, Family Edition

It’s the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday (US edition) and my family will be travelling next week.  It will mark the first time I’ve flown since February, which is weird considering how friendly the skies and I have become during … Continue reading

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Airport Security and Gender Deviance.. different people, different approaches

Folks who’ve been reading this blog for a while know my story about getting special attention from TSA due to my packy being seen — and not understood — by a full-body scanner.  This was before the latest rash of … Continue reading

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The latest hubbub about airport security, and why it might not change much for me and other trans/genderqueers

You’ve probably heard about the recent changes to airport security and the outcry from far and wide about privacy and health concerns around the new full body scanners.  If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you already know … Continue reading

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Suburban Butch Dad Report, 7/2/2010

I’m writing and posting this early because I’m going to be out of town and I’m not very good at posting while I’m visiting Roxy.  This week has been just as busy as they all are these days, and I … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Airport Security story update

Back in January, I posted a story about my encounter with TSA at the San Francisco International Airport and how much trouble my packing penis caused.  Besides posting the story and getting the word out, I was determined to communicate … Continue reading

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Exposing My Self to Airport Security

[Ed Note:  this story continues to get a high volume of interest, months after being posted. Please take the time to read the whole post as well as the accompanying comments.  There are questions and criticisms in those comments that … Continue reading

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