Great answer. I'm a staight man who wears an earring in my left ear. After I got my earring in my left ear, the bug bit me to pierce my right ear. It totally hit me. I had to get that earring in my right ear. I
A sleeper earring (more commonly known as a studs now.) Sleepers are an older term used to describe the small earrings that you wear at all times, including over night, when you first have your ears pierced.
No, most don't. In the 1980's, it was the right ear that you were supposed to pierce if you were a gay guy. The left ear was the "cool" ear to pierce. But now, guys get both ears pierced, and nobody takes it to mean that they are gay.