The Polari Gang/The Code is a text based project created for the 2016 Post Studio Projects class at Dickinson College. The life of a queer student on campus is at times a struggle, and while there is little threat of physical assault there is still a sense of otherness, the feeling that we are not wanted. We are to be seen and not heard. Polari exists as a code that allowed queer men and women to communicate with each other, whether it was when searching for sex or just like minded people, during the 19th and 20th centuries (although it has its origins in the Norman Invasion of Britain in the 11th century). It draws on multiple languages such as French, Italian, and Latin as well as British slang to create a code that could be subtly inserted into everyday conversations. Thankfully it is not a code that needs to be used as a means of survival for a large amount of people. However, it is a part of queer history that needs to be preserved, and perhaps it will be of use to people who still need it in order to survive. The Post Studio Projects class wore shirts for a week (created through the process of cyanotype) with an assigned word and were given a specific response if inquired about the meaning of their word. They were to treat it as membership to a gang, a secret society that needs to be preserved until a later time when it is safe to come out.