Exclusive: Diary of a Call Girl Turned Teacher (part I & II)

Part I: In college, she stripped. In graduate school she sold sex on Craigslist. Then Melissa Petro became a popular grade-school teacher, known for inspiring her students. Her secret past could have stayed that way — until she blogged about it. Sitting at home on a sunny fall afternoon, coffee in hand, Melissa Petro looks … Continue reading

Teacher discusses past as Stripper: “I never anticipated the backlash”

(Dec. 22, 2010; Park Township, MI) Suspended West Ottawa High School teacher Susan Brennan is not proud of her past stint as a stripper, but cautions others about casting aspersions on people in the skin-flashing industry. “There are a lot of assumptions people make that are not true,” said the 20-year English teacher, in a … Continue reading