“We have to search up your thighs and between your legs until we meet resistance,” the TSA officer told Atlantic reporter after he declined a back-scatter. “Resistance?” asked the reporter. “Your testicles,” explained the officer.
The TSA security workers also had a cute name for the back-scatter device:
He called over a colleague. “Tell him what you call the back-scatter,” he said. “The Dick-Measuring Device,” I said. “That’s the truth,” the other officer responded.
Our security is in their hands. Also in their hands? Our privates.
For the First Time, the TSA Meets Resistance [The Atlantic]