A PHOTO of an LGBTI-friendly note to parents that was found with a 1973 Lego set emerged on the internet over the weekend, prompting thousands to share it on social media.

The image (pictured above) went viral primarily because it was a positive message of equality and non-stereotypical developmental creative game play from the company.

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The note first surfaced on the Imgur site by a user named redditor fryd_, who explained: “I had no idea this would blow up so much, so didn’t take more photos but this was at my partner’s Grandma’s house, on the back page of a pamphlet that came with a set from 73 she still has. There was a blonde girl on the front with a white Lego house. Sorry I don’t have more info.”

While the legitimacy of the letter was debated, Lego has since confirmed it was authentic.

The note reads:

“To Parents

The urge to create is equally strong in all children. Boys and girls.

It’s imagination that counts. Not still. You build whatever comes into your head, the way you want it. A bed or a truck. A dolls house or a spaceship.

A lot of boys like dolls houses. They’re more human than spaceships. A lot of girls prefer spaceships. They’re more exciting than dolls houses.

The most important thins is to put the right material in their hands and let them create whatever appeals to them.”

 

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