February 11, 2012
“They wouldn`t let me get on the plane because I`m female,” Winning said.
She said she checked in and arrived at security about 35 minutes before the scheduled departure of her United flight.
“They asked if I was on the flight to Denver, I said yes, they said that they couldn`t screen me because they sent all the female TSA agents home,” Winning said.
A female agent was necessary because of those new pat-downs.