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Russian politician demands ban on Tom of Finland-stamped mail - YLE News

21 Oct 14, 09:10:50

YLE News

Russian politician demands ban on Tom of Finland-stamped mail
YLE News
Saint Petersburg councillor Vitaly Milonov has demanded a ban on mail sent from Finland using the Finnish Post Office's recently-issued Tom of Finland stamps. The anti-gay councillor also asked that Finns refrain from using the stamps on letters to Russia.
Russian lawmaker demands postal service to refuse Finnish Tom of Finland ...PinkNews.co.uk
Russian Politician Wants to Ban Homoerotic Tom of Finland StampsFrontiers LA (blog)
Russian lawmaker wants Finnish Tom of Finland stamps banned as 'gay ...Gay Star News
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You've Got Male: Erotic Stamps by Tom of Finland Issued - Forbes

13 Oct 14, 08:10:59

Forbes

You've Got Male: Erotic Stamps by Tom of Finland Issued
Forbes
“Tens of thousands of Tom of Finland stamp sheets were pre-ordered before issuing, from our web shop” explains Markku Penttinen, Development Director at the Finnish postal service. “The top five countries where most of the orders came were Finland, ...

Tom of Finland Art Fair 'Comes Home' to TOM House - Frontiers LA (blog)

03 Oct 14, 09:10:14

Frontiers LA (blog)

Tom of Finland Art Fair 'Comes Home' to TOM House
Frontiers LA (blog)
Want to go to daddy's house? This month, the home of Tom of Finland—father of the leather daddy aesthetic—will serve as both the setting and centerpiece of this year's Tom of Finland Art Fair. Yhe event, aptly entitled “Art in Residence,” will be ...

Anti-Gay Russian Lawmaker Milonov Protests Homoerotic Finnish Stamps - The Moscow Times

19 Oct 14, 02:10:57

The Moscow Times

Anti-Gay Russian Lawmaker Milonov Protests Homoerotic Finnish Stamps
The Moscow Times
Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland, was renowned for his homoerotic fetish art. The stamps that have so enraged Milonov feature several provocative images, such as a man's bare buttocks with another man's face visible between his legs, and a ...

Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets stamp of approval - China Post

09 Sep 14, 04:09:18

Homoerotic artist Tom of Finland gets stamp of approval
China Post
Tom of Finland, whose real name was Touko Laaksonen (1920-1991), is venerated internationally in gay circles for his explicit sexual drawings, created at a time when homosexuality was still taboo in the West. The stamps feature partial nudity and ...

THE WORLD STILL LOVES TOM OF FINLAND - QNews

18 Sep 14, 11:09:37

THE WORLD STILL LOVES TOM OF FINLAND
QNews
Finland's postal service Posti launched a series of Tom of Finland stamps this month, and before they even went on sale, pre-orders ensured that they were the country's biggest seller ever with orders coming in from 178 different countries. Tom of ...

Verbot für „Homosexuelle Propaganda“ - Russland zensiert Briefmarken von ... - Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger

21 Oct 14, 11:10:05

Verbot für „Homosexuelle Propaganda“ - Russland zensiert Briefmarken von ...
Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger
Der russische Abgeordnete Vitali Milonow, Mitautor des umstrittenen Gesetzes gegen „Homo-Propaganda“ in St. Petersburg, fordert das Verbot einer Sondermarke von Tom of Finland. Das Motiv der finnischen Schwulen-Ikone gilt inzwischen weltweit als ...

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Pietarilaispoliitikko vaatii Tom of Finland -postien käännyttämistä - YLE

20 Oct 14, 09:10:27

YLE

Pietarilaispoliitikko vaatii Tom of Finland -postien käännyttämistä
YLE
Pietarilaispoliitikko vaatii Tom of Finland -postien käännyttämistä. Pietarilaisen kaupunginvaltuutetun mukaan homoeroottiset postimerkit ovat Venäjän lain vastaisia. Valtuutettu vaatii Venäjän postia palauttamaan kaikki Tom of Finland –merkeillä ...

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Why a suspected Russian submarine is a reminder of Cold War embarrassment ... - Washington Post (blog)

21 Oct 14, 11:10:46

ABC News

Why a suspected Russian submarine is a reminder of Cold War embarrassment ...
Washington Post (blog)
For the rest of the world it was a sign that even in the 1980s, Russia was far from a diminished threat: Even the most well-known modern Soviet submarine tale, Tom Clancy's "The Hunt for Red October," was said to have been inspired by a mutinous Soviet ...
Get Ready for Iraq War IVForeign Policy
Sweden's Submarine Whodunit Brings Cold War Back to Baltic SeaBloomberg

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ASK MR. KNOW-IT-ALL Tom Selleck joins the family business - Youngstown Vindicator

22 Oct 14, 04:10:25

ASK MR. KNOW-IT-ALL Tom Selleck joins the family business
Youngstown Vindicator
Long before Nokia became world-famous for its cellphones, the company, known at the time as Finish Rubber Works, manufactured galoshes and other rubber products. The name Nokia came from the town in which the factory was built, Nokia, Finland.