USAID-sponsored LGBT sensitivity training for school principals “tickles” a few minds and opens a dialogue in Kosovo’s most traditional communities about the school’s role in setting the societal standard for inclusiveness.
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LGBT Rights in Jamaica: A Conversation with Maurice Tomlinson
Regina Jun, Gender Advisor for the Bureau of Latin America and the Caribbean, spoke with Maurice Tomlinson, who is an Attorney-at-Law, law lecturer on sexual rights, and HIV/AIDS advocate.
Empowering LGBTI people in Colombia to Advocate for Their Own Rights
USAID Senior Advisor of Office of Innovation and Development Alliances shares her recent visits to Colombia, where she witnessed how USAID is supporting the LGBTI populations in the region so they can advocate for their own rights. Read more >>
LGBT Families at USAID: Integration and Solidarity in Nicaragua
In 2009, Secretary Clinton announced that the U.S. State Department would extend benefits to the same-sex partners of Foreign Service officers. Although I didn’t officially begin working for USAID until September 2012, I had applied to the agency’s Development Leadership Initiative program that summer and had little idea just how much this and other policy advancements towards […]
USAID in the News
A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 8, 2013. Read more >>