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Rainbow Railroad is proud to present Journey to Freedom, a timely conversation about the global LGBTQI refugee crisis that will take place on June 20, 2019 during World Pride and on World Refugee Day in the heart of New York City. Rainbow Railroad is bringing together some of the LGBTQI communities’ most critical thinkers and advocates for LGBTQI human rights.

Discussing the intersection of racism, homophobia, biphobia and transphobia and how these oppressions cause marginalized LGBTQI people to live in fear, experience violence and even death in countries throughout the world. Our panel will share strategies and engage the audience around ways to work in solidarity to build a much stronger and active global movement working towards freedom and equality for all LGBTQI people.

Stay tuned for special panel guest announcements.


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Toronto philanthropist Salah Bachir is hosting The Gospel Brunch benefiting Rainbow Railroad on June 16. The Gospel Brunch event will take place from 12:30-4:30PM on June 16 at The 519 and will feature performances Billy Newton-Davis, Jackie Richardson and Molly Johnson. For tickets or sponsorship contact

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