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Why we need to remember queer refugees this Pride with... News
by Happy to See Me
Why we need to remember queer refugees this Pride with Rainbow Railroad
In this Pride Month special, Happy to See Me is putting the spotlight on Rainbow Railroad and its work to help at-risk LGBTQI+ people around the globe. Latoya Nugent, Head of Engagement at Rainbow Railroad,...
June 23, 2024
A Ugandan LGBTQ+ activist was stabbed and left for... News
by Advocate
A Ugandan LGBTQ+ activist was stabbed and left for dead in the street. Now, he recounts his escape to Canada.
Steven Kabuye had been followed for sometime before two men ambushed him on his morning commute in January. Still recovering, he fled Uganda days later with bandages still on. Kabuye is now reestablishing...
May 9, 2024
Activist in exile News
by Dallas Voice
Activist in exile
Steven Kabuye had to flee his home in Uganda after being stabbed because he is gay. Rainbow Railroad helped him escape and is helping him continue his activism.
May 31, 2024
Prominent Ugandan activist asks for asylum in Cana... News
by Washington Blade
Prominent Ugandan activist asks for asylum in Canada
A prominent Ugandan activist who was stabbed outside his home earlier this year has asked for asylum in Canada. Kabuye during an April 27 telephone interview with the Blade from Canada said Rainbow...
May 9, 2024
300+ 2SLGBTQ refugees sought help in Canada last year.... News
by NOW Toronto
300+ 2SLGBTQ refugees sought help in Canada last year. Here’s how one group is working to save others from persecution
A charity founded in Canada to help queer refugees says it has seen a significant 80 per cent increase in requests for help between 2021 and 2023, according to a new report released in time for World...
June 20, 2024
Rainbow Railroad’s Latoya Nugent News
by The Social CTV
Rainbow Railroad’s Latoya Nugent
Rainbow Railroad's Head of Engagement, Latoya Nugent, discusses the work they do safely relocating LGBTQI+ people around the world.
June 20, 2024
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