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Meet the D.C. Area Church Welcoming LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers... News
by Sondra Rose Marie
Meet the D.C. Area Church Welcoming LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers to the United States
When you think of a safe space, what do you think of? Home? A friend’s place? Your local LGBTQ+ center? Maybe your favorite queer bar? You may not have thought of a church, but for the Washington, D.C....
March 20, 2024
The Shaun Proulx Show News
by The Shaun Proulx Show
The Shaun Proulx Show
Devon Matthews, Rainbow Railroad's Head of Programs, speaks with the Shaun Proulx Show about the recent passage of the anti-LGBTQI+ bill in Ghana. Listen to the full segment below. Courtesy: ShaunP...
March 10, 2024
How It Feels to Flee LGBTQ+ Persecution: Kendra Frith... News
by Abby Stuckrath
How It Feels to Flee LGBTQ+ Persecution: Kendra Frith Shares Her Story
Elated over her success in organizing the first Jamaican Pride celebration, Kendra Frith drove home believing she made a difference for her conservative community. It wasn’t until a police officer pulled...
February 9, 2024
Finding safety in Canada with the help of Rainbow ... News
by Canada Tonight
Finding safety in Canada with the help of Rainbow Railroad
Kimahli Powell, CEO of Rainbow Railroad, a Toronto-based organization that relocates LGBTQ refugees from nations where they are at risk, talks about the work his organization does, and Latoya Nugent discusses...
February 5, 2024
Homesharing for Refugees News
by CP24
Homesharing for Refugees
A non-profit is working to connect homeowners who have extra space available with newly-arrived refugees.
January 9, 2024
Non-profit connecting refugees to homeowners offering... News
by Meredith Bond
Non-profit connecting refugees to homeowners offering up spare rooms
A non-profit is working to connect homeowners who have extra space available with newly-arrived refugees.
January 9, 2024
Queer man flees El Salvador, finds refuge in D.C. News
by Michael K. Lavers
Queer man flees El Salvador, finds refuge in D.C.
A queer man from El Salvador who participated in a State Department program that allows American citizens to help refugees resettle in the U.S. is now living in D.C.
January 3, 2024
Rainbow Railroad: A Year In The Global Fight For 2SLGBTQI+... News
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad: A Year In The Global Fight For 2SLGBTQI+ Liberation
A look back on some the key moments from 2023… 2023 was a significant year in the fight for 2SLGBTQI+ freedom. Over the last twelve months, there have been major assaults on the global...
December 29, 2023
Gay Ugandan in Edmonton facing deportation gets temporary... News
by Jamin Mike
Gay Ugandan in Edmonton facing deportation gets temporary permit to stay in Canada
A man in Edmonton who was set to be deported to Uganda, where he feared prison or death for being gay, can stay in Canada for now.
December 15, 2023
LGBTQ+ migrants at border face many challenges in quest... News
by John Mone
LGBTQ+ migrants at border face many challenges in quest for safety
Trans people often have no other recourse but to live on the streets because of the discrimination they face in their countries.
December 12, 2023
Rainbow railroad launches #60in60 campaign News
by CityNews
Rainbow railroad launches #60in60 campaign
Rainbow railroad has launched its annual fundraiser. The not-for-profit is hoping to highlight the challenges faced by 2SLGBTQ+ people, and raise money to help get people to safety. Faiza Amin speaks with...
Nov 8, 2023
Rainbow Railroad wins Charity/Community Group of the... News
by PinkNews
Rainbow Railroad wins Charity/Community Group of the Year @PinkNews Awards 2023
The PinkNews Awards 2023, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, hosted LGBTQ+ stars, activists, and allies and marked some of the most important queer moments, entertainers and activists of the year.
October 18, 2023
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