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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.

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.
Kena and Sanchia's Emotional Journey to Canada
#60in60

Kena and Sanchia's Emotional Journey to Canada

In Barbados, sisters Kena and Sanchia could not live openly. Learn more about their journey to greater personal freedom.

LGBTQI+ Equality

Canada is banning so-called "conversion therapy" - but what about the rest of the world?

In countries around the world, efforts to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity remain common. Based on our work in 2020, we highlight what’s happening around the globe and what needs to be done.

#60in60

Rainbow Railroad Launches Annual #60in60 Campaign

60 days. 60 LGBTQI+ people to help. You can make it possible.

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

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.

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