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We help LGBTQI+ people escape state-sponsored violence.

In countries around the world, LGBTQI+ people face violence and oppression simply because of who they love or who they are. We help get them to safety.

We help LGBTQI+ people escape state-sponsored violence.
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We help LGBTQI+ people escape state-sponsored violence. We help LGBTQI+ people escape state-sponsored violence.
How civil society organizations, governments and UNHCR can create better outcomes for LGBTQI+ refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya
Research

How civil society organizations, governments and UNHCR can create better outcomes for LGBTQI+ refugees in Kakuma Camp, Kenya

Rainbow Railroad & ORAM

Rainbow Railroad and the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration (ORAM) have released original research on the situation facing LGBTQI+ displaced persons in northwestern Kenya.

Three steps the next Canadian government can take to provide more pathways to safety for LGBTQI+ Refugees
Advocacy

Three steps the next Canadian government can take to provide more pathways to safety for LGBTQI+ Refugees

Rainbow Railroad

The next Canadian government must make changes to the refugee system to provide more pathways to safety for displaced LGBTQI+ people and all displaced persons.

LGBTQI+ Rights

Why are Some Countries in the Caribbean Dangerous Places to be LGBTQI+?

Rainbow Railroad

The Caribbean remains a perilous place to be LGBTQI+. Much of the transphobia and homophobia people experience can be traced to colonialism.

Annual Reports

Rainbow Railroad's 2020 Annual Report

Rainbow Railroad

Learn more about the prevalence of homophobia and transphobia globally, how this impacts LGBTQI+ people on a day-to-day basis and what Rainbow Railroad did about it in 2020.

Get Involved

Donate. Host an event. Sponsor a case. Volunteer.

There are so many ways you can get involved with Rainbow Railroad. Your support and contributions are essential to the work we do.

Donate. Host an event. Sponsor a case. Volunteer. Donate. Host an event. Sponsor a case. Volunteer.

Contact Us

Rainbow Railroad
401 Richmond, Street West, Suite 360, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Rainbow Railroad USA
424 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019