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USAID leads on LGBT Inclusivity: Sharing Best Practices with the Private Sector and NGOs

USAID has made bold institutional changes to policies, operations, and programming to advance the human rights of LGBT people abroad. Read more >>

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Why the Arts and Youth Matter for LGBT Global Development

Arts and youth play a key role in international development. Read more >>

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Taking Our New Model of LGBT Inclusive Development to UNGA

An important part of this year’s UNGA agenda is inclusive development efforts to ensure equal access to foreign aid and the protection of the human rights of one of the world’s most vulnerable populations – lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Read more >>

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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 >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 26, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 24, 2013. Read more >>

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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 […]

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of April 8, 2013. Read more >>

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Building A More Tolerant, Inclusive World

The challenges that USAID addresses – global health, access to food and water, education, and economic growth – cannot be fully met unless we are honoring basic human rights.

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Accelerating Progress with LGBT Global Development Partnership

USAID and partners created the LGBT Global Development Partnership to further LGBT equality in developing and emerging market countries. Read more >>

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