Secret Society of Women An Anonymous Forum to Discuss Women's Issues
The Secret Society of Women was created by journalist Lisa Ling as a forum for women to discuss issues pertinent to them, with the safety and freedom of anonymity.
Ling revealed that she painfully suffered a miscarriage six months ago. After going through the experience, she realized she wanted to create a place of support for women going through tough times. Thus, the Secret Society of Women was created.
With her friend Sophia Kim, the Secret Society allows women to share all of their thoughts anonymously. “Welcome to our secret society. Of women. By women. For women. A place where we can divulge our deepest secrets about how we look, what we regret, who we fantasize about, what we aspire to do, or whatever else we’ve been keeping inside of us,” the website says to people that enter. "We started Secret Society of Women after Lisa went through a personal experience where she felt very alone," the founder explain further on the website. "We realize that women hold many secrets and wanted to provide a forum where we can all share."
Ling is an American journalist, best known for her role as a co-host of ABC's The View (from 1999–2002), host of National Geographic Explorer, reporter on Channel One News, and special correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and CNN. She is the older sister of Laura Ling, a journalist who was detained and released in 2009 by North Korea.