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Rainbow Railroad Advocates for Resettling LGBTQI+ Afghans in the U.S. News
by CNN
Rainbow Railroad Advocates for Resettling LGBTQI+ Afghans in the U.S.
Rainbow Railroad's Executive Director joined Victor Blackwell and Alisyn Camerota on CNN to discuss how the U.S. government needs to do more to resettle LGBTQI+ people.
September 17, 2021
How Rainbow Railroad is Assisting LGBTQI+ People in Afghanistan News
by CBC News Toronto
How Rainbow Railroad is Assisting LGBTQI+ People in Afghanistan
Executive Director Kimahli Powell describes the threat facing LGBTQI+ people in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, how Rainbow Railroad is aiming to assist and how you can help.
August 27, 2021
This brave charity is helping desperate LGBT+ Afghans escape the brutal Taliban News
by Pink News
This brave charity is helping desperate LGBT+ Afghans escape the brutal Taliban
Pink News profiled Rainbow Railroad's efforts to assist LGBTQI+ people in Afghanistan who face an uncertain future due to the takeover of the country by the Taliban.
August 19, 2021
How One Nonprofit Is Attempting to Help LGBTQ Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan News
by Time Magazine
How One Nonprofit Is Attempting to Help LGBTQ Refugees Fleeing Afghanistan
TIME Magazine spoke with Rainbow Railroad's Executive Director Kimahli Powell about the situation on the ground in Afghanistan.
August 18, 2021
Rainbow Railroad's Annual Report Profiled on CP24 News
by CP24 Tonight
Rainbow Railroad’s Annual Report Profiled on CP24
On Wednesday June 30, to close out Pride Month, CP24 Tonight interviewed Rainbow Railroad Executive Director Kimahli Powell on our organization's 2020 Annual Report.
July 5, 2021
Largest pride parade in Central Europe returns despite pandemic and backlash News
by CBSN
Largest pride parade in Central Europe returns despite pandemic and backlash
Warsaw, Poland, on Saturday hosted the largest pride parade in Central Europe. In its early years, a mayor twice banned the parade, saying he feared it would promote homosexuality. Rainbow Railroad executive...
06/20/2021
Rainbow Railroad helps LGBTQI+ victims around the world escape violence News
by msnbc.com
Rainbow Railroad helps LGBTQI+ victims around the world escape violence
The LGBTQI+ community still faces violence and persecution all over the world based on who they love. Rainbow Road Executive Director, Kimahli Powell, joins MSNBC’s Alex Witt to discuss how the organization...
06/06/2021
How Vaccine Passports Imperil LGBTQ+ Refugees News
by Kimahli Powell
How Vaccine Passports Imperil LGBTQ+ Refugees
PUBLISHED ONLINE VIA ADVOCATE.COM HERE Queer migrants fleeing violence shouldn't suffer because of the unequal distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Kimahli Powell,...
June 9, 2021
Jamaica should repeal homophobic laws, rights tribunal rules News
by The Guardian
Jamaica should repeal homophobic laws, rights tribunal rules
The decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights sets a precedent for LGBT rights across the Caribbean and is the commission’s first finding that laws that criminalise LGBT people violate...
February 17, 2021
“The Bare Minimum”: LGBTQ+ Advocates Blast Biden’s Refugee Cap as “Unacceptable” News
by them.com
“The Bare Minimum”: LGBTQ+ Advocates Blast Biden’s Refugee Cap as “Unacceptable”
The Biden administration announced last week that it would be keeping the Trump-era cap on the number of refugees allowed into the U.S., which was set at 15,000 by the previous administration. Rainbow...
April 21, 2021
How Rainbow Railroad saves lives globally News
by ABC News
How Rainbow Railroad saves lives globally
Executive director Kimahli Powell explains how Rainbow Railroad has helped hundreds of LGBTQI+ individuals find safety.
June 25, 2020
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