What side do straight guys get their ear pierced? 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.
What does earring in left ear mean? Live and Let Live. 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 does a left ear piercing on a guy mean? This led to some confusion and stories began to circulate that there was a secret code, that to wear an earring in a pierced left ear was homosexual, and in a pierced right ear was rebel heterosexual.
What does it mean for a man to pierce his right ear? In the 1980s and 1990s, there was a saying recited by men that helped them decide which ear to pierce. “Left is right, right is wrong.” The meaning behind this phrase is that men who pierce their left ears are heterosexual, and men who pierce their right ears are homosexual.