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

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By Josephine Rozenberg-Clarke and Melissa Mason, Josephine Rozenberg-Clarke, and Melissa Mason. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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.


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Credits:


ABC Conversations episode from October 25, 2012:

https://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2012/10/25/3618433.htm


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


SBS The Feed by Patrick Abboud

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/thefeed/story/discovering-eugenia-one-australias-most-unusual-murder-cases


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:

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/62922342


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


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