MSc (computer science) (Helsinki University of Technology), PhD (sociology, methodology, philosophy of science)
(University of Kuopio). Activist in the Finnish Organisation for Sexual Equality (SETA) from its beginning in 1974,
editor in the SETA magazine in the 1970's. Further studies in web technology, web editing. Member in various equality
movements and professional organisations (sociology, psychiatry). Special field: sociology, critique of psychiatry,
history, queer theory, new social movements. Studies and research in the United States, England, Ireland, Netherlands
Technology student (Helsinki University of Technology) (computers, web publishing). Creator of the technical
basis of FinnQueer and technical editor since 1999.