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Petition launched against 'homoerotic' Tom of Finland stamps - PinkNews.co.uk

21 Apr 14, 05:04:26

The Guardian

Petition launched against 'homoerotic' Tom of Finland stamps
PinkNews.co.uk
A petition has been launched, demanding the cancellation of a collection of Finnish stamps featuring homoerotic art. On Monday Itella, the Finnish postal service, announced the stamps in honour of acclaimed artist Tom of Finland, real name Touko ...
Finland's homoerotic stamps are an ocular feast for women, tooThe Guardian
Petition Calls For A Stop To The Tom of Finland StampEDGEOnTheNet
Petition calls on Finnish post office to drop homoerotic Tom of Finland stampsWisconsin Gazette

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Tom of Finland Goes Postal with a New Stamp in Finland - WEHOville

22 Apr 14, 04:04:15

Tom of Finland Goes Postal with a New Stamp in Finland
WEHOville
Finland did just that, and now Itella Posti, the Finnish national postal service, has announced that it will release in September a line of postage stamps featuring the homoerotic art of Touko Laaksonen, better known (at least in the gay world) as Tom ...

Finland postal service to release homoerotic Tom of Finland stamps - Outsports

18 Apr 14, 07:04:46

The Guardian

Finland postal service to release homoerotic Tom of Finland stamps
Outsports
The famous gay artist Tom of Finland drew a lot of homoerotic locker room scenes, but it's a stretch to say he delved at all into sports. Nonetheless, it's cool that the Finland postal service will issue three stamps commemorating his work later this year.
Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets the official stamp of approvalThe Guardian
These homoerotic stamps celebrate the work of Tom of FinlandPublic Radio International
See Finland's Excellent, Mildly Homoerotic "Tom Of Finland" StampsCo.Create
Advocate.com -Metro -TIME
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Finland to offer Tom of Finland gay bondage art stamps - Boing Boing

16 Apr 14, 01:04:34

Finland to offer Tom of Finland gay bondage art stamps
Boing Boing
Worth a trip to Finland after September 2014 just to buy a few and send postcards to conservative US lawmakers or, say, the Pope. Slate: This fall, the country will begin selling stamps that feature the “confident and proud homoeroticism” of Tom of ...

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Tom Of Finland Featured On Finnish Postage Stamps - Out Magazine

14 Apr 14, 06:04:47

Out Magazine

Tom Of Finland Featured On Finnish Postage Stamps
Out Magazine
Finland is celebrating one of its best-loved artists,Touko Laaksonen (a.k.a Tom of Finland), by putting his work on a postage stamp. The set of 3 first-class stamps commentating the work trailblazing illustrator who helped shape key aspects of the gay ...

Racy homoerotic postage stamps set for release in Finland - CBC.ca (blog)

15 Apr 14, 11:04:45

Racy homoerotic postage stamps set for release in Finland
CBC.ca (blog)
Set to be rolled out between September and October 2014, the three Tom of Finland stamps were unveiled this week by the postal service on its blog, alongside seven additional sets of stamps featuring the works of other prominent Finnish artists.

Tom of Finland's 'homoerotic' drawings made into stamps - Marketing

17 Apr 14, 11:04:13

Tom of Finland's 'homoerotic' drawings made into stamps
Marketing
Itella Posti has chosen the drawings for the influence they have had on pop culture and fashion and to pay tribute to the self-irony and humour of subcultures that inspired Tom of Finland, whose real name was Touko Laaksonen and who died in 1991.

Ugh, There's Already a Petition Against Finland's Gay Stamps - Jezebel

20 Apr 14, 06:04:06

Ugh, There's Already a Petition Against Finland's Gay Stamps
Jezebel
There is already a petition circulating to stop the Finnish postal service, Itella, from issuing the overtly homoerotic stamps of Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland. According to a translation of the petition provided by Niina Sormunen of ...

Finland to Issue 'Tom of Finland' Postage Stamps: VIDEO - Towleroad

15 Apr 14, 04:04:23

Finland to Issue 'Tom of Finland' Postage Stamps: VIDEO
Towleroad
... in conjunction with a new Postal Museum planned for the Vapriikki centre in Tampere. Enjoy a 'making of' video (work-unfriendly), in Finnish, and a great bonus clip about the Tom of Finland Foundation in Echo Park, California, AFTER THE JUMP.

Oppi Festival: Should learning be fun? - TES News (blog)

14 Apr 14, 09:04:47

TES News (blog)

Oppi Festival: Should learning be fun?
TES News (blog)
He also claimed that "In ten years in Finland we can have a 'Thank God it's Friday' culture to a 'Thank God it's Monday' culture if we can help our kids have fun while they're learning". But the problem is that this entails children driving their own ...