Glifaa represents lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) personnel, their families, and their allies in the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Foreign Commercial Service, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Agency for Global Media/BBG, Peace Corps, and other foreign affairs agencies of the U.S. Government.  

Officially recognized as a State Department and USAID employee organization, glifaa advances diversity and workplace equity in U.S. foreign affairs agencies and promotes human rights for LGBTQIA+ people around the world.