This report was written by Jeffrey O’Malley and Andreas Holzinger. Funding for the development of the report was provided by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The report reflects the views of the authors, rather than of the United Nations Development Programme or the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Please cite the report as “Jeffrey O’Malley et al. Sexual and gender minorities and the Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations Development Programme, 2018.”

Acknowledgments: Bryan Callahan, Jeff Chertack, Jennifer Cleary-Sills, Kieran Daly, Tom Hurley and Steve Landry of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Felicity Daly, Paul Jansen and Sahar Moazami of Outright Action International and Ludo Bok, Charles Chauvel, Mandeep Dhaliwal and Boyan Konstantinov of UNDP provided comments and other input to this paper. Julia Stewart was copy editor