USAID and DfID are staunch supporters of mainstreaming lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights in their development programs. However, it's not that easy for the world's top multilateral donor. Why, and what needs to happen for this to change in the future? A feature by Devex's Jeff Tyson.

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.