Tag: Rainbow Railroad

Rainbow Railroad welcomes new government funding for global LGBTQ human rights groups

OTTAWA — Rainbow Railroad applauded Thursday’s announcement by the federal government of a commitment of $30 million over five years, followed by $10 million per year, for dedicated funding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) civil society — bolstering Canada’s role in promoting LGBTQI human rights globally. The funding was announced in…

Rainbow Railroad to save 60 lives in 60 days

TORONTO — On Nov. 1, Rainbow Railroad, an international organization helping LGBTQI people find a path to safety, launches its #60in60 Campaign to save 60 lives in the final 60 days of the year. At this moment, in one of more than 70 countries around the world, LGBTQI people are facing extreme violence and persecution.…