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by Dane Bland
Rainbow Railroad Announces New Head of Impact and Head of Operations Appointments
Rainbow Railroad is pleased to announce that it has hired two senior sector leaders to support its continued growth and the advancement of our global mission to help LGBTQI+ individuals escape persecution...
July 11, 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
Scotiabank Provides Leadership Donation to Support... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
Scotiabank Provides Leadership Donation to Support Rainbow Railroad’s Life-Saving Work
Rainbow Railroad, an international LGBTQI+ rights organization based in Toronto and New York, is thrilled to announce a leadership gift from Scotiabank.  Scotiabank’s $125,000 donation, made during...
August 18, 2021
Rainbow Railroad Granted Intervener Status at Supreme... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad Granted Intervener Status at Supreme Court of Canada in Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement Appeal
On May 5, 2022 Rainbow Railroad — an international organization that helps LGBTQI+ people escape violence and persecution to find a path to safety — was granted Intervener status in the upcoming Canada-U.S....
May 6, 2022
Rainbow Railroad Calls on the Government of Canada... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad Calls on the Government of Canada to provide a Safe Way Out for LGBTQI+ Refugees
Rainbow Railroad — an international organization that helps LGBTQI+ people escape violence and persecution to find a path to safety — is signaling the urgent need to provide a pathway to safety for LGBTQI+...
May 20, 2022
ORAM and Rainbow Railroad Announce Kakuma Refugee Camp... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
ORAM and Rainbow Railroad Announce Kakuma Refugee Camp Research Project
ORAM and Rainbow Railroad Announce Kakuma Refugee Camp Research Project Research to examine conditions for LGBTIQ asylum seekers and refugees in the camp Minneapolis, MN (13 April...
April 13, 2021
Rainbow Railroad Applauds the Historic Biden Administration... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad Applauds the Historic Biden Administration Action to Advance the Rights of LGBTQI+ People Globally
Rainbow Railroad Applauds the Historic Biden Administration Action to Advance the Rights of LGBTQI+ People Globally   New York – Rainbow Railroad applauds the Biden administration’s release...
February 5, 2021
Rainbow Railroad launches #60in60 campaign to save... Press Releases
by Rainbow Railroad
Rainbow Railroad launches #60in60 campaign to save 60 LGBTQ lives
Rainbow Railroad launches #60in60 campaign to save 60 LGBTQ lives  (Nov. 2, 2020 - Toronto) Today, Rainbow Railroad — an international organization that helps LGBTQI people escape violence...
Nov 2, 2021