Hadley spent three months in jail last year, accused of stalking Angela Diaz online and responding to “rape fantasy ads” under Diaz’s name.
The ensuing missing persons investigation leads detectives into a hall of mirrors where fact and fantasy merge.
Michelle Hadley speaks to Dateline correspondent Dennis Murphy after being falsely accused of attempted rape in a sensational case that made national headlines.
What stood out most to me is this: It took Hoda Kotb approximately 13 minutes into her segment to ask 11-year-old Josie Romero of Tucson, Arizona: “Do you feel trapped in the wrong body?
” Whenever this question is posed, I find it to be more of a leading statement rather than a true inquiry or invitation for a trans subject to speak about their life experience or outlook on their relationship with their bodies.
As a top seller in Central Arkansas, real estate agent Beverly Carter is known around Little Rock for her infectious smile and sparkling personality. On a warm September afternoon in 2014 Beverly leaves her office to show some new clients a house, and is never heard from again.
Johnny Altinger sends out very strange emails to his friends in Edmonton, Canada saying he's skipped off to Costa Rica with a new girlfriend yet refuses to answer his cell phone.Editions first began to be removed in the spring of 2001, with the main Tuesday slot being eliminated in 2003.Dateline was the first "multi-night" franchise that "established brand power by 'stripping' editions," a strategy by NBC's entertainment division to place the program in the same time slot every week.It’s basically a , “I was a girl (boy) trapped in a boy’s (girl’s) body,” which aims to humanize trans* folks, who are often seen as alien, as freaks, as less-than-human and other.Since sharing my story, I admittedly have been faced with unlearning many so-called trans truths that have been passed to me as a woman who’s grown up with an abundance (not meaning diverse) of media portraits on trans lives (or rather trans people’s transitions).Two-hour feature-length editions sometimes air on any given scheduled evening, often to fill holes in the primetime schedule on the program's respective nights due to program cancellations.