Prison Visitor Says She Was Forced to 'Prove' She Was Menstruating  

A new lawsuit against the Corrections Corporation of America, the largest private prison management company in the U.S., alleges that a female visitor was strip-searched and humiliated at a prison in Clifton, Tennessee. The woman says during her security screening she had to "prove" she was on her period by allowing a… » 1/23/15 8:50pm 1/23/15 8:50pm

Officers Singled Out Women to Inappropriately Strip Search at London…

Women are regularly singled out for strip searches at Gatwick airport, according to a government study into the airport's immigration and customs operations over the summer of 2011. Although more men were searched, 54 percent of the women inspected by Border Force officers were strip searched as opposed to 20 percent… » 6/20/12 5:45pm 6/20/12 5:45pm

Bra-Gate Is A Lot Less Fun Than It Sounds

A pregnant Arab-Israeli journalist protested earlier this week after she was asked to take her bra off in a security search for a government cocktail party. The Israeli government press office has apologized for what's being called (awkwardly) Bra-Gate. » 1/14/11 12:30pm 1/14/11 12:30pm

Cross-Sex Strip Search Ruled Unconstitutional

A strip-searches by a prison guards has been ruled unconstitutional after an inmate awaiting trial described his search at the hands of a female guard as "a humiliating event." » 1/06/11 2:08pm 1/06/11 2:08pm