The Daddy's Day parking lot party for Tom is celebrated this year with Buck Angel as Host. Buck is a trans right activist and sex educator, as well as an adult film actor and producer. Joining him as Special Guest is Terry Miller, cofounder of the LGBTQ youth advocacy group It Gets Better and the first official ambassador for the Tom of Finland Store. Ralph Bruneau will tell of his journey as International Mr. Leather 2017.
The Faultline's parking lot will see 800 enthusiastic TOM's Men dancing, sweating and enjoying this year's theme of "Come to Daddy" with blazing hot DJ Mark Nubar. Tom of Finland x LOCKWOOD51 will launch a new reiteration of their best selling "Butch Please" T-shirt and artists Rick Castro and Rubén Esparza will present an erotic display of visual arts.
This event showcases the LGBTQ talent in a book presenting images and stories of the artist Tom of Finland and explores the Foundation he cofounded. Discover treasures from an extensive collection of Gay art, many shown in this volume for the first time. Contemporary authors and artists add to this unique homage to Tom with their essays, interviews, short stories, and artwork.
Durk Dehner, Mark Timothy Hayward, Jamison Karon, David Parke Epstein, Marc Ransdell Bellenger, Steven Reigns, S.R. Sharp
will talk about the making of
his special Tom of Finland Foundation edition.