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Refugee charity says it's partnering with feds to resettle... News
by Alexandra Mae Jones
Refugee charity says it’s partnering with feds to resettle 600 LGBTQ2S+ Afghans
Rainbow Railroad, a charity that helps LGBTQ2S+ refugees find a safe home, says they are partnering with the Canadian government in order to resettle approximately 600 Afghans.
December 23, 2022
Refugee group partners with Ottawa to bring hundreds... News
by Nick Logan
Refugee group partners with Ottawa to bring hundreds of LGBTQ Afghans to Canada
In partnership with the Canadian Government, Rainbow Railroad will resettle approximately 600 LGBTQI+ Afghans into Canada.
December 22, 2022
'I feel safe here finally': LGBTQ2S+ refugee from Afghanistan... News
by Alexandra Mae Jones
‘I feel safe here finally’: LGBTQ2S+ refugee from Afghanistan resettled in Canada, thousands more still trapped
Rainbow Railroad, along with an LGBTQI+ Afghan, met with Minister Sean Fraser to call upon the Canadian government to bring more to safety.
September 2, 2022
Rainbow Railroad’s perilous path out for LGBTQ+ Af... News
by Morgan Sharp
Rainbow Railroad’s perilous path out for LGBTQ+ Afghans
Rainbow Railroad seeks further commitment from the Canadian Government to utilize their resources in identifying at-risk Afghans to relocate to safety.
September 1, 2022
STATEMENT: Response to the Shutdown of Sexual Minorities... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
STATEMENT: Response to the Shutdown of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)
A message from our Executive Director  When there are attacks on LGBTQI+ persons internationally, either through crackdowns or actions of the state, we immediately look to our partners on the...
August 8, 2022
STATEMENT: Response to the Federal Government's 2SLGBTQI+... News
by Rainbow Railroad
STATEMENT: Response to the Federal Government’s 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan
As of May this year, there are more than 100 million people who have been forcibly displaced worldwide by persecution, conflict, violence, and human rights violations. Against the backdrop of this global...
September 28, 2022
Charity calls on government to help resettle 300 LGBTQ2S+... News
by CTV News
Charity calls on government to help resettle 300 LGBTQ2S+ Afghans trying to escape to Canada
Rainbow Railroad continues to request that the government enter a direct referral partnership to create additional targeted and expedited resettlement pathways for high-risk LGBTQI+ Afghan refugees.
May 25, 2022
CP24: Rainbow Railroad working to help LGBTQI+ Afg... News
by CP24
CP24: Rainbow Railroad working to help LGBTQI+ Afghans
Rainbow Railroad is urgently calling on the federal government to help at-risk LGBTQI+ people come to Canada from Afghanistan.
May 24, 2022
LGBTQ Ukrainians, fearing Russian attacks at home and... News
by Zosia Bielski
LGBTQ Ukrainians, fearing Russian attacks at home and discrimination in shelters, face an uncertain future
With additional barriers to safety existing beyond the borders of Ukraine, Rainbow Railroad is advocating for LGBTQI+ Ukrainians and more than 300 Afghan LGBTQI+ refugees in Ukraine still waiting to be...
April 11, 2022
Helping LGBTQ2S people flee Ukraine News
by CP24
Helping LGBTQ2S people flee Ukraine
Rainbow Railroad is calling on the Canadian government to take a proactive and collaborative approach to referring refugee cases internationally.
March 17, 2022
LGBTQ refugees fleeing Ukraine draw on European network... News
by CBC
LGBTQ refugees fleeing Ukraine draw on European network of allies to find housing, medical care
LGBTQ refugees face additional difficulties in relocating to safety including discrimination at various stages of the journey and a lack of access to crucial medication.
March 17, 2022
Black and Queer in Ontario | The Agenda News
by Rainbow Railroad
Black and Queer in Ontario | The Agenda
Kimahli Powell speaks about the unique experiences of being Black and LGBTQI+  with The Agenda.
March 17, 2022
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