Guys Whisper The Highs And (Mostly) Lows Of Online Dating

Gay dating websites can be an awesome way to connect, but can also be a real drag. Messages go unanswered, hours seem wasted scrolling through endless profiles and something that’s supposed to hook you up leaves you feeling as isolated as ever.

Below is a Whisper round-up of revelations made by men who are either disillusioned or ambivalent toward online dating.w1 Continue reading

The Question About Visibility And Gay Nigerians

On Whisper, I hold back nothing. There’s a certain freedom that comes with anonymity, and I relish it on the app. So when I’m happy, sad, frustrated, horny, reflective, whether it has anything to do with my existence as a gay man or not, I put it out there. And oftentimes, depending on how outrageous my update is, some Whisperers buzz me and engage me in conversations surrounding what update had caught their attention.

I recently posted something about the frustration of wild gay sex at night being the morning after, when you’d have to clean up the bedroom. And some dude buzzed me. In the course of our conversation, the following was what ensued. Continue reading

Photo: Whisper pulled one on me

Whisper is a social media app where you sign on, take on an anonymous identity and say anything you want to say. No names, just pseudonyms. And you can ‘whisper’ anything and everything. Sort of like an online diary cloaked in anonymity. And after you are done typing out your words, Whisper will assign a picture that best relates to your words and then, you post.

So, post-breakup, I have been venting a lot there, whispering my darkness on my way to healing. A couple of days ago, I whispered: ‘Some people suck at being people.’

And below is the picture Whisper attached to my words. I saw it and I couldn’t help the bubble of laughter that followed suit.Screenshot_2015-03-06-10-33-16

I can’t with the thirsty hoes at Whisper. I just can’t.

The Struggles Of Being Gay At Work Are Revealed On Whisper

Work life can suck — no arguing that one. But it can go from unpleasant to downright insufferable for LGBT employees who feel pressured to hide their identities from bosses and coworkers for the sake of professional advancement.

And here are some of the uncomfortable realities that still exist in the workplace revealed on Whisper, although sometimes, the biggest problem is simply too much office eye candy.

Read and share your thoughts, perhaps about what you have had to go through concerning your sexual identity at work or school.whis1 Continue reading

What Was Your First Time Like? 15 Guys Share Their First Gay Hookup Stories

There’s really nothing like that very first time, when awkward fumbling and nervous excitement begets either ecstatic pleasure or embarrassing failure. Luckily, most of us get lots of chances to try, try again.

For better or for worse, everyone remembers their first time.

Here to take you back to those formative years are fifteen Whisper about that first time hooking up with a guy.

Enjoy. And perhaps tell us about your first time in the comments section. 🙂w1 Continue reading