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Swedish Store Auctions Rainbow-Striped 'Gaystation' to Help LGBT Refugees

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The Swedish electronics retailer Webhallen is auctioning off a 500GB rainbow-colored ‘Gaystation 4′ and donating all the proceeds to an LGBT organizations that helps LGBT refugees from anti-LGBT countries re-start their lives in Sweden.

As of this writing, the bidding is up to $2516.44. Gay Gamer reports that “the full package includes the custom-painted system, one DUALSCHOCK 4 controller, four games, one micro-usb cord for the controller, one headset, and one HDMI cable.”

Gay Gamer also quoted the company as saying, “On Webhallen, we are 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.”

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  1. Okay, so how may people really need a rainbow adorned Playstation? How much money do they expect this is going to raise compared to home much financial aid they are giving to countries like Uganda?

    Here's a thought, Sweden: How about taking the aid to Uganda and setting up a LGBT refugee fund with it to help get people out of that country. Period.

    Problem solved, win-win for everyone concerned.

    Posted by: Rad | Jul 29, 2014 3:12:00 PM


  2. I did not realize the "Gaystation" was in rebuttal to the aid.

    Nice attempt, but again... how many people really want a rainbow adorned console?

    Posted by: Rad | Jul 29, 2014 3:14:35 PM


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