Of suicide…and transphobia

Awfulness from Italy

jane fae
9 min readJun 27, 2022

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An image of Italian teacher Cloe Bianco, believed to be in the public domain

Slight departure today as i am going to relay on to an English-speaking audience an appalling story from Italy about a trans teacher, Cloe Bianco, who appears to have taken her life a little more than two weeks back. This is a fairly bald description of events, with a little analysis of parallels to a similar episode in the UK: the suicide of Accrington teacher Lucy Meadows in March

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jane fae

Feminist, writer, campaigner on political and sexual liberty who also knows a bit about IT, the law and policing. Not entirely serious…