Also, hardly anyone is seen naked in the steam rooms or saunas I've been to and anyone who goes in naked is seen as a bit gay. The only thing in my hands is bodywash. Even if we don't agree with him on occasions, he seems a very reasonable guy and worthy of a decent Hub here. I am gay and i have been to many gay bathhouses, and gyms that were more for gay men. If anyone wants to speak in a locker room I just say "Please put a towel around you or better put some underwear or pants on. As I said before, I do not think the "rules" have anything to do with fear of nudity, or "being male", but is a cultural change most prevalent among younger and some not-so-young men.
I still wear briefs, as do many high school and college swim teams, but an awful lot of other guys at the pool now sport trunks or those bicycle-like tight shorts which I tried, but found uncomfortable.
Men's Locker Room Etiquette
Nudity is what locker rooms are for! To provide a better website experience, caloriebee. Most agree it is a generational difference, younger guys are uncomfortable with nudity and older guys bairly notice. I hit the gym in the early morning, along with most of the middle-aged, bound-for-work crowd. Why not be nude in a locker room or sauna or shower?