End of the Rainbow Foundation

The End of the Rainbow Foundation foundation creates sponsorship circles (groups of five), hosts support groups, and provides education to help LGBTQ+ people settle in their homes and community.

The foundation hosts the Calgary LGBTQ+ Refugee Centre; the Calgary Rainbow Railroad Station, settling SOGIE refugees from outside Canada; and a variety of volunteer run support groups and mentor services. We are dedicated to all people of any sexual orientation and gender identity (LGBTQ+ or SOGIE1), whether they are longtime citizens, or new Canadian refugees, or immigrants.

The End of the Rainbow Foundation is a Private Foundation with Charitable Registration Number: 74824 1882 RR0001.

Note 1. We use LGBTQ+ and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Expression (SOGIE)  interchangeably. All people have a sexual orienation and gender identity. When we use either term we include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, questioning, and plus+ as indicating: intersex, asexual, demisexual, pansexual, omnisexual, gender neutral, gender queer, pangender, men who have sex with men (MSM), women who have sex with women (WSW), and all the other sexual diversities that we are missing.

For a comprehensive list of definitions, we suggest the following links:
https://egale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Egales-Glossary-of-Terms.pdf or