What does it mean if a guy has a piercing on his left ear? Men wore earrings long before women did, so why all the ruckus? Dear Abby: According to an ancient Chinese belief, the wearing of an earring in the left ear symbolizes that that person`s life has been endangered, and to prevent a recurrence, an earring is worn. It is supposedly protection against bad luck.
What side do straight guys pierce their ear? Yep, traditionally it’s the left side for straight guys. Still is, but it doesn’t matter as much as it probably used to. My (straight) friend just got his right ear pierced, thinking it was the “correct” one. He got home and his (gay) roommate informed him of the mistake.
Which ear piercing should I get male? On the other hand, when a boy’s ear is pierced, the right ear is pierced first. This is because these specific points coincide with the masculine and feminine halves of a person. It is believed that the right side of the body is the masculine side, while the left half is the feminine side.
What ear should males get pierced? Over the years it was believed more popular for a man to have his left ear pierced rather than his right. So, any guys getting an ear piercing would always check they were following the same trend.