These Are Our 10 Favorite Gay Films of 2017

Tom of Finland

The Leather Underground: Pekka Strang plays Touko Laaksonen, known to the world as Tom of Finland.

If you admire his artwork, appreciate the muscular male aesthetic or simply want to see a great gay film, you need to see Tom of Finland. Based on the famed gay artist’s life story, the biopic follows Touko Laaksonen after his return from fighting in World War II. Laaksonen becomes known for his homoerotic drawings of muscular men, risking prison time by pursuing his passion and eventually becoming one of the most iconic gay artists of the 20th century. Check out our exclusive interview with the film’s star, Pekka Strang,


Written by Zachary Zane