Gay Earring Placement

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Originally if a man in North America had his left ear pierced it meant that he was gay and sexually dominant, and having his right ear pierced meaning gay and sexually submissive.

In the gay community in the 1970s (in SF at least), if an earring meant anything, it reinforced the Handkerchief code, where left=active/top and right=passive/bottom.

So, which ear is the 'gay ear'? So while it's perfectly acceptable to accent one ear with an earring, it's pleasingly symmetrical to simple pierce both ears, and that's what most people do.

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but, it is the right ear that's for the gay earring. ANSWER: In 2010, it doesn't really matter. Some gay males have a earring in each ear.

I think the "earring in this ear = gay" thing's bull (at least nowadays) considering that judging by this thread there isn't exactly any universal code . . .

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