You know, as old and grizzled a reprobate as I am, I missed the whole hanky code thing, I believe.
I know some people used them, but for me, it was never much more than myth, even in the 90s, and even in lower Manhattan’s meat-packing district at 2 AM. Lol
Not that I’m admitting to trawling the meat-packing district at 2 AM, mind you.
Lawsey me, no!
Did you ever read my answer about Hell on Quora?
Totally underground sex club in that neighborhood, back before the hipsters made it chic.
I was there purely for research purposes.
A shroud of Turin hanky would have been just the thing!
Fred Shirley, do young gay men even know coded hankies were a thing?
And Strexit , were they ever a thing your side of the pond?
I have a little experience with gay clubs in London, but only a little.
No real sense of what ordinary UK gay culture might have been like.