What would you do if your life was at risk for being you?



American Friends of Rainbow Railroad, Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) American charitable entity with a mandate to raise funds for Rainbow Railroad.

Rainbow Railroad is a Canadian registered charity with a mission to help Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans individuals find a safe-haven from state-sponsored violence, murder and persecution.  

Find out more about the work we support on Rainbow Railroad's website.

In countries all over the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans-identified (LGBT) people still live in basic fear for their freedom, their safety and their lives.  They often have nowhere to turn because their government and police not only tolerate but encourage this brutality. Rainbow Railroad exists to help these people get out of danger to somewhere safe. In the spirit of the Underground Railroad, the mission of Rainbow Railroad is to help LGBT people as they seek a safe-haven from state-enabled violence, murder or persecution. Through donations from people like you, American Friends of Rainbow Railroad, Inc. provides funds to help Rainbow Railroad provide information and financial support to help LGBT individuals travel to places where they can live their lives in safety.

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