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.
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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.

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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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Venisia Gonzalez
Venisia is a public relations professional, video game industry contractor, published author, freelance entertainment journalist, copy editor, a co-organizer of the Latinx Games Festival, and a member of the Latinx in Gaming and the Puerto Rico Game Developers (PRGD) community. Her passion is video games. She loves the adrenaline rush from a multiplayer match and understands the frustrations of a brand-new raid. Venisia finds immense value in gaming especially in the realm of mental health.