Gay Hanky Codes

  The Hanky Code is a traditional form of signaling to others what your sexual preferences, interests and tastes are.  Gay men have used this code to silently communicate with others in bars or other places of gatherings.   The Hanky Code has also been used as a conversation starter.  

COLOR

LEFT = TOP

RIGHT = BOTTOM

BLACK

HEAVY SM TOP

HEAVY SM BOTTOM

GREY

BONDAGE TOP

BONDAGE BOTTOM

BLUE, light

WANTS HEAD

COCKSUCKER

BLUE, robin’s egg

69er

69ing

BLUE, medium

COP

COP SUCKER

BLUE, navy

FUCKER

FUCKEE

BLUE

AIRFORCE

LIKES FLYBOYS

BLUE, light w/white stripe

SAILOR

WANTS SEAMEN

TEAL

COCK & BALL TORTURER

WANTS CBT

RED

FISTER

GETS FISTED

RED, dark

DOUBLE FISTER

TAKES 2 HANDS

MAROON

CUTS

BLEEDS

PINK, light

HAS DILDOS

TAKES DILDOS

PINK, dark

TIT TORTURER

GETS TT

MAUVE

INTO NAVEL WORSHIP

HAS NAVEL FETISH

MAGENTA

GETTING PIT WORSHIP

INTO ARMPITS

PURPLE

PIERCER

PIERCEE

LAVENDER

INTO DRAG QUEENS

DRAG QUEEN

YELLOW

PISSER

GETTING PISSED ON

YELLOW, pale

SPITS

DROOL CRAZY

MUSTARD

HAS 8+”

WANTS 8+”

GOLD

2 FOR 1

1 FOR 2

ORANGE

ANYTHING ANYTIME

JUST CRUISING

APRICOT

CHUBBY

CHUBBY CHASER

CORAL

FOOT FETISH

INTO FEET

RUST

COWBOY

HORSE

FUSCHIA

SPANKER

GETTING SPANKED

GREEN, Kelly

HUSTLER

JOHN

GREEN, hunter

DADDY

BOY

GREEN, olive drab

MILITARY TOP

MILITARY BOTTOM

GREEN, lime

EXCEPTS FREE MEALS

BUYS MEAL

BEIGE

RIMMER

GETS RIMMED

BROWN

SCAT TOP

SCAT BOTTOM

BROWN LACE

UNCUT

WANTS UNCUT

BROWN SATIN

CUT

WANTS CUT

CHARCOAL

LATEX TOP

LATEX BOTTOM

GREY FLANNEL

OWNS SUIT

INTO MEN IN SUITS

WHITE

GETTING JACKED OFF

JACKING BOTH OFF

HOLSTEIN

MILKER

BEING MILKED

CREAM

CUMS IN CONDOMS

SUCKS OUT CUM

BLACK w/ WHITE CHECK

HAS SAFE SEX

WANTS SAFE SEX

RED w/ WHITE STRIPE

SHAVER

INTO BEING SHAVED

RED w/ BLACK STRIPE

FURRY BEAR

INTO BEARS

WHITE LACE

WHITE BOTTOMS

WHITE TOPS

BLACK w/ WHITE STRIPE

BLACK BOTTOMS

BLACK TOPS

BROWN w/ WHITE STRIPE

LATINO BOTTOMS

LATINO TOPS

YELLOW w/white stripe

ASIAN BOTTOM

ASIAN TOPS

BLUE, light w/ WHITE DOTS

WANTS WHITE COCKSUCKER

SUCKS WHITE COCK

BLUE, light w/ BLACK DOTS

WANTS BLACK COCKSUCKER

SUCKS BLACK COCK

BLUE, light w/ BROWN DOTS

WANTS LATINO COCKSUCKER

SUCKS LATINO COCK

BLUE, light w/ YELLOW DOTS

WANTS ASIAN COCKSUCKER

SUCKS ASIAN COCK

RED / WHITE GINGHAM

PARK SEX

WANTS PARK SEX

BROWN CORDUROY

HEADMASTER

STUDENT

PAISLEY

WEARS BOXER SHORTS

LIKES BOXER SHORTS

FUR

BESTIALIST TOP

BESTIALIST BOTTOM

GOLD LAME

WANTS MUSCLE BOTTOM

WANTS MUSCLE TOP

SILVER LAME

STAR FUCKER

CELEBRITY

BLACK VELVET

HAS/TAKES VIDEO

PERFORMS ON CAMERA

WHITE VELVET

VOYEUR

DOES SHOWS

LEOPARD

TATTOOS

LIKES TATTOOS

TAN

SMOKES CIGARS

LIKES CIGARS

TEDDY BEAR

CUDDLER

CUDDLEE

KEWPIE DOLL

CHICKEN

CHICKEN HAWK

DIRTY JOCKSTRAP

WEARS DIRTY JOCK

SUCKS DIRTY JOCK

DOILY

TEA-ROOM TOP

TEA-ROOM BOTTOM

MOSQUITO NETTING

OUTDOOR SEX TOP

OUTDOOR SEX BOTTOM

ZIPLOC BAG

HAS DRUGS

LOOKING FOR DRUGS

COCKTAIL NAPKIN

BARTENDER

WANTS BARTENDER

KLEENEX

STINKS

SNIFFER

KEYS IN FRONT

HAS CAR

NEEDS RIDE

KEYS IN BACK

HAS HOME

NEEDS A PLACE

HOUNDSTOOTH

NIBBLER

WANTS TO BE BIT

UNION JACK

SKINHEAD TOP

SKINHEAD BOTTOM

CALICO

NEW IN TOWN

LIKES TOURISTS

TERRYCLOTH

BATHHOUSE TOP

BATHHOUSE BOTTOM

WHITE w/ MULTICOLOR DOTS

HOSTING ORGY

WANTS ORGY