Scott O’Hara – ToFF Lifetime Member

Scott O’Hara (microphone) is presented with the Foundation’s first Lifetime Membership at TOM’s Bar 5, 1996.

Latest, biggest memorial celebration of
Tom of Finland’s birthday, TOM’s Bar, took place at Hollywood Moguls and was attended by upwards of a thousand hot, humpy Homos and Heteros.
 –ToFF Dispatch, Spring 1996


Scott O’Hara (October 16, 1961 – February 18, 1998) was an American pornographic performer, author, poet, editor and publisher. Rising to prominence during the mid 1980s for his work in such gay adult films as Winner Takes AllRamchargerThe Other Side Of Aspen 2Below The Belt and In Your Wildest Dreams, O’Hara went on to write three books, Do It Yourself Piston Polishing (for Non-Mechanics), Autopornography: A Memoir of Life in the Lust Lane, and Rarely Pure and Never Simple: Selected Essays of Scott O’Hara, as well as editing and publishing the quarterly men’s journal, Steam.



LIFETIME MEMBERS, with a $2,500 one-time donation, receive:

– A personalized clear resin obelisk, specially commissioned by the Foundation, inscribed with their name.
– Their name engraved on a marble pedestal in TOM House that honors major contributors to ToFF.
– A copy of Taschen’s TOM OF FINLAND XXL.
– A ToFF patched designed by TOM and a TOM T-shirt.


TOM OF FINLAND, (Finnish, 1920 – 1991) Untitled, 1975, Pen and ink on paper, 9.50” x 9.50”, Gift from Scott O’Hara, ToFF Permanent Collection #75.94, © 1975 Tom of Finland Foundation



Scott O’Hara donated over 500 works to the ToFF’s permanent collection including this Tom of Finland and was the Foundation’s first Lifetime Member.

Please consider the benefits of LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP.

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