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Finland Will Continue Sterilizing Trans People

By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 3
The cruel and unusual 'Trans Act' remains: Finnish law currently requires transgender people to be sterilized before legally changing their gender.

Finland Kicks Off Celebrations for 100 Years of Independence

By Jari Tanner | Jan 4
Celebrations will culminate Dec. 6, the day Finnish Parliament declared independence in 1917.

Petition Calls For A Stop To The Tom of Finland Stamp

By EDGE | Apr 21
The recent decision by the Finland postal service to roll out a series of stamps to commemorate the work of artist Tom of Findland is facing some opposition in the form of a petition calling for a halt to the soon to be miniature lickable homoerotic art.

Finland’s New Homoerotic Stamps

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 14
Finland will celebrate artist Tom of Finland with a set of new incredible homoerotic stamps, scheduled to be released in the fall.

Finland’s Parliament Debates Gay Marriage Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 20
Finland’s parliament began debating a bill that will permit same-sex couples to marry on Thursday.

Will Finland Legalize Gay Marriage?

By Jason St. Amand | Sep 23
Government officials from Finland are considering a citizen’s initiative to pass laws that would grant same-sex couples marriage rights in the country.

Helsinki by Design

By Dan Allen | Apr 19
Reeling off its success as 2012’s World Design Capital, Helsinki offers visitors an array of shops, museums and collections that embody some of the most prolific design innovations of the modern era.

Out-Gay Candidate for Finland’s President Likely to Place 2nd

By Matti Huutanen | Feb 5
Finland almost joined Iceland & Belgium as having an out-gay head of government but the Green Party candidate, Pekka Haavisto, appears to be coming in 2nd.

Finnish and Russian Leaders Ride New Fast Train

The president of Finland and the prime minister of Russia zipped along on a new high-speed train linking Helsinki and St. Petersburg, becoming among the first passengers to ride the new service.

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