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We help at-risk LGBTQI+ people get to safety.

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

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Number of individuals requesting help from Rainbow Railroad since January 1, 2024
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Rainbow Railroad Queered the System at the Global Refugee Forum

Established in the wake of the Global Compact on Refugees, and held every four years, the Global Refugee Forum is the world’s largest gathering on refugees, bringing together representatives from states and civil society organizations to address challenges refugees face worldwide.

Global Refugee Forum: LGBTQI+ and Allied Civil Society Statement

At the Global Refugee Forum, Rainbow Railroad pledged to support the resettlement of more LGBTQI+ refugees, advocate for and create new pathways to safety, and launch an International LGBTQI+ Forced Displacement Initiative.

Newcomer Profile: Umar's Story

Settling into life in Toronto, Umar reflects on the challenges he continues to face, while looking forward to the future he imagines for himself. We, as Black queer people, we have to keep pushing for the world to know our stories.” Growing up in Uganda, Umar faced discrimination within his community and from his family, confronting rejection at home and struggling to access...
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