Hanky Code




A handkerchief, "hanky" or bandana, neatly folded or unfurled then tucked in the left or right back pocket is a tradition among leathermen and leatherboys called "flagging." The color and placement of a "flag" designates the following:

flagging pic

flagging pic

Hanky Code

Left Color Right
Safe Sex Top Black/White Check Safe Sex Bottom
Heavy S/M Top Black Heavy S/M Bottom
Gives Bondage-Light S/M Gray Receives Bondage-Light S/M
Fist Fucker Red Fist Fuckee
Double Fist Fucker Maroon Double Fist Fuckee
Fucker Navy Fuckee
Wants Blow Job Light Blue Gives Expert Head
69-Top Robin Egg 69-Bottom
Piercer Purple Piercee
Dildo Fucker Pink Dildo Fuckee
Anything Anytime Orange Nothing Now
Has 8" or More Mustard Looking for 8" or More
Masturbation Top White Masturbation Bottom
Daddy Hunter Green Looking for Daddy
Military/Uniforms Olive Drab Looking for Military/Uniforms
Gives Golden Shower Yellow Receives Golden Shower
Wants to be Rimmed Tan Will Rim
Gives Scat Brown Receives Scat