They're called "sex bracelets" and they're game pieces in a highly sexualized game with sexual implications and real life consequences. Officials with Mesa County School District 51 are asking parents to talk with their kids about the accessory, after the issue was brought to light and a school in Lafayette, Colo. The bracelets are a game piece in a highly sexualized game with sexual implications and real life consequences.
The warnings about jelly bracelets are back. Following waves of schools before them, administrators at the Angevine Middle School in Lafayette, CO have made it clear that the thin stretchy colored bands, first popularized by Madonna in the s, are not welcome on school property. Because it came to the attention of teachers that the different colors on the bracelets signaled different levels of sexual activity in which the student was willing to engage.
Even though some trends were fresh, a lot of them were recycled from previous decades. Enter jelly bracelets. I twisted them up when I wore them just as Gwen did.
The above articles is an example of many articles that surfaced between — about the meaning of the cheap rubber bracelets renamed shag bands in Britain that can be purchased almost anywhere. It stated that the children and teens were using the bracelets to play a sex game. Each color represents a different act:.
Red, a lap dance. Blue, oral sex. Black, intercourse.
Jelly Sex Bracelets is an urban legend than relates Jelly Bracelets with the Handkerchief code,  a color-coded system used to indicate preferred sexual fetishes, usually employed by gay male, casual-sex seekers or BDSM. The Jelly Bracelets have been popular in waves, since During a ressurgence onbecame the subject of an urban legend, relating them with the sexual color-coded Handkerchief code, explaining their popularity among the teenagers.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. The principal at Lafayette's Angevine Middle School has reportedly asked parents to urge their kids not to wear colored jelly bracelets to class -- and those who do will be asked to remove them. The reason: The colors are said to denote assorted sex acts, and if they break, the wearer is supposed to perform them on the lucky snapper.
For some students the plastic bracelets, which come in a rainbow of colors, are more than a trendy fashion statement. They're also props for sex games, a trend gaining momentum in other districts nationwide. Huntsville school officials acknowledge that some students wear the bracelets, but they have not witnessed any inappropriate behavior associated with them.