I’m 52 and haven’t gotten mine pierced yet, but plan to do so sometime in the near future. I’m not out either, but have been pushing my limits quite a bit lately. I think I’m just starting to care less and less about what anybody else thinks of me. It feels good to just be myself, for me, and express myself however I feel like. If you want to get your ears pierced, then do it. If anyone judges you for it, then you will have learned something about their acceptance/open mindedness.