Oscar Wilde said that if you give a man a mask, he will tell you the truth. Anonymity does tend to let honesty free (just take a look at some of the comments on Queerty). Whisper is an app that gives users a forum for anonymous expression — you log in and speak your mind, and nobody ever knows who you are. Then other users comment or direct message one another.
Unsurprisingly, the app is flooded with gay content. We tend to have loud opinions, skeleton-filled closets and complicated pasts.
It’s even being used by some to facilitate a hook up here and there.
Here are 16 posts about the struggles of coming out from users all over the world. The good, the bad, the funny and yes, the ugly. Just about sums it up.