Malaysia newspaper, The Star, Quotes Executive Director of OutRight About Foreign Aid

Advocates laud U.S. decision to ban LGBT discrimination in foreign aid

Despite welcoming the new rule, LGBT advocates called for USAID to go a step further in future rulemaking.

"Now, the priority for next administration must be to expand this rule to bar contractors ... from discriminating against LGBT people in employment," said Jessica Stern, executive director of OutRight Action International, a New York City-based group that advocates for LGBT rights globally.

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