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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 them get to safety.

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Announcement: Welcome Corps - a new program that will allow LGTBQI+ people to resettle in the United States

Rainbow Railroad celebrates the launch of Welcome Corps, a new U.S. government program that allows everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees from around the world.

REPORT - No Safe Way Out: Human Rights Violations Against...

REPORT - No Safe Way Out: Human Rights Violations Against LGBTQI+ People Under the Taliban

Kathryn Hampton

Rainbow Railroad has published a comprehensive research report profiling human rights violations against over 1,700 LGBTQI+ Afghans living under Taliban rule.

“Things are better now than they ever were”: Edwar’s...

“Things are better now than they ever were”: Edwar’s Story

Rainbow Railroad

Edwar was born and raised in Syria. Although he always knew he couldn’t live his life as his full self in Syria, where homosexuality is criminalized, it was when the war broke out that his daily existence became truly unsustainable.

Breaking: An Important Announcement on Our Work in...

Breaking: An Important Announcement on Our Work in Afghanistan

Rainbow Railroad

In the wake of our ongoing work in Afghanistan, we have some important news to share, as well as releasing an important report on persecution faced by LGBTQI+ Afghans.

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