S1E23: Harry Leo Crawford - The Sad Tale Of Australia's "First Transgender Murderer"


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Josie tells Mel the tale of Harry Leo Crawford, a man who was actually born Eugenia Falleni in 1875 and whose story is studied by law students today.

Wine pairing: 2019 Rocca di Montemassi Calasole Vermentino from the Tuscany wine region of Italy.

Want to be boring and skip the zest? Head to 23:40.


ABC Conversations episode from October 25, 2012:


Australian Dictionary of Biography by Carolyn Strange: http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/falleni-eugenia-12911

SBS The Feed by Patrick Abboud


Sydney Morning Herald by Tim Barlass: https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/he-was-a-she-but-a-killer-20120218-1tfpu.html

Adelaide Register article from Aug 1920:


Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugene_Falleni

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