2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.
GLAAD commemorates International Human Rights Day with a video featuring international LGBT leaders speaking about how the media can accelerate or hinder acceptance for LGBT people from around the world.
Caleb Orozco, an out gay man and an advocate for LGBT acceptance in Belize, is challenging Section 53 of the Belize criminal code that sentences a person to 10 years in prison for being in a relationship with a person of the same sex.
#SpiritDay messages also went out on the air waves in Spanish-language media as hosts of national newscasts, morning shows, daytime programming and others wore purple throughout the day and shared statistics about the impact of bullying with their viewers.