Traditionally, a right-side piercing identified a man as gay as part of LGBT “culture and code” to secretly identify oneself to the community. The left-side is widely accepted as heterosexual or straight while dual piercings do not indicate sexual preference, though some believe it indicates bisexual preferences.
In this way, what is a helix piercing?
A helix piercing is any piercing made to the upper cartilage of the ear – but there are different kinds of helix piercings. A standard helix piercing is made in the outer upper cartilage, but you can also get forward, backward, double or even triple helix piercings.
Regarding this, which piercings are cartilage piercings?
The two most common areas with cartilage piercings are the ear and the nose. Many people outside of the body modification community often informally use the term “cartilage piercing” to refer a helix piercing.