Call for Board of Directors Nominations


Mission: “To advance human rights for Iranian queers and increase public awareness about the plight of Iranian queer asylum seeker/refugees while providing support to Iranian queers who are discriminated on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.”   The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) exists to support Iranian LGBT/queer people who […]

Iranian Gay Man Assaulted at Seneca College at York

Media Contact: Arsham Parsi, IRQR’s Executive Director 416-548-4171, (Toronto, November 29, 2011) On Friday, November 25th, 29 year old Seneca student Mojtaba was brutally assaulted on the Seneca College at York University Campus at around 11:30 am. Mojtaba is a gay Iranian who fled his native Iran due to fears of persecution based on […]