Fired from her schoolteaching job after revealing she had once been a Craigslist call girl, Melissa Petro describes the world that awaits people who leave the trade.

By sanitizing the true profession of the "masseuse" hired by Craigslist killer Philip Markoff, Lifetime only reinforces the idea that sex workers can't be sympathetic victims, says Melissa Petro, a former Craigslist sex worker and New York City teacher who was removed from the classroom after her past came to light.