Well this is just cool! In honor of the Stockholm Pride Festival, Swedish electronics retailer Webhallen is auctioning off a rainbow-striped, 500gb ‘Gaystation 4′! The whole package comes with the game console, a DUALSCHOCK 4 controller,a cord for the controller, a headset, HDMI cable, and four games. As of now the auction has reached 19000 kr, or about $2757 USD, and all proceeds will go to the Swedish LGBTQ organization the RSFL Newcomers.
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Challenging long-standing gender norms, an alternative to male and female pronouns is gaining ground in the Swedish language. The Swedish National Encyclopedia has added the term “Hen,” a non-gendered substitute for the male “han” and female “hon” (he and she in English). Continue reading Swedish language evolving with “Hen”
With all of the support that’s coming from the sports world right now, I love this new ad from the Swedish mobile carrier Halebop. It features a gay hockey player in the locker room with his teammates. The ad and the english translation are after the jump!