Custom PS4 "GayStation" Edition Being Auctioned For LGBT Charity

Out of the Stockholm Pride Festival comes a custom PS4 for auction to benefit Swedish LGBT Charity Organization.

Big news coming out of the Stockholm Pride Festival right now! Thanks to a Swedish retailer there is auction going on for a custom rainbow PS4 to benefit a LGBT Charity Organization called RFSL. All proceeds being raised will directly benefit the Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Rights.

Swedish computer and video game retailer, Webhallen, has generously provided this custom PS4 being hailed as the "Sony GayStation" for auction as part of the Stockholm Pride Festival. Currently the highest bid is at 17,100 Swedish krona with 92 bids, which is equivalent to $2,508. The auction is being held on the Swedish site called Tradera.com, a site quite similar to the globally known Ebay.

Translation from the auction site:

"During Pride week 28/7 - 2/8 auctions we, in collaboration with RFSL, the world exclusive PlayStation 4 - Gaystation Edition!

The base unit is the motif painted in rainbow colors and adorned with a pixel-alloy heart. The package also includes four pieces. optional PlayStation 4 games. 100% of the proceeds will go to RFSL Newcomers, RFSL's work with asylum seekers, undocumented migrants and new arrivals LGBTQ people under RFSL Newcomers. The aid is administered by raising foundation RFSL.

For many young people, the game world will become a refuge to escape the taunts, or worse, in real life. On Webhallen we gamers in heart and mind, keen that as many as possible have the opportunity to feel welcome and enjoy the world's largest and fastest growing interest; TV & computer games."

Bidding for the PS4 "GayStation" will end on August 3rd.

If you happen to like this theme for your PS4 and aren't looking to shell out the big krona to attain it; there are decals available on Amazon to achieve the same look.

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Published Jul. 28th 2014
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  • Pierre Fouquet
    Associate Editor
    I'm not LGBT but I'd buy that. If I had the money. Looks awesome!
  • Venisia Gonzalez
    Featured Columnist
    It is really cool looking and the funds go to a great charity to boot. What I'd do if I won the lottery...
  • Amanda Wallace
    Former Staff Editor
    Buy the skin, donate the money!
  • Venisia Gonzalez
    Featured Columnist
    I could do both!

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