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Noted transgender women's rights activist and software engineer Dana NicCaluim, known at the time as Dana McCallum and formerly known as Dana Contreras, was arrested and, on January 29th, 2014, charged with 5 felonies including rape and domestic violence. At the time, NicCaliuim was a senior engineer at Twitter; she is now at Airwave.
Defense lawyer's propagation of rape cultureEdit
Geek feminist community responseEdit
The Geek Feminism blog posted "On rape allegations and trans-misogyny" in support of the victim and also repudiating trans-misogynistic responses to the incident.
Trial and plea Edit