By Ben Winslow
SALT LAKE CITY — Activists are pressing Navajo Nation leaders to repeal a longstanding ban on same-sex marriage and expand protections for LGBTQ people on tribal lands. “It’s going to take the Navajo people to change its own laws,” Alray Nelson of Diné Equality, an LGBTQ rights group on the Navajo Nation, told FOX 13. The call to repeal the Diné Marriage Act came out of the Navajo Nation’s most recent Pride celebration, where […]
NAVAJO NATION CONSIDERS LGBTQ+ PROTECTIONS •••• This is the first time in Diné history that the tribal government is considering a position to provide legal protections for our Navajo LGBTQ+ family members. Diné Equality is working to push this forward. #WeAreSacred pic.twitter.com/Rai7C9BOOT
— Diné Equality (@NavajoEquality) August 12, 2019
"It’s going to take the Navajo people to change its own laws," Alray Nelson of @NavajoEquality , an LGBTQ rights group on the Navajo Nation.
The call to repeal the Diné Marriage Act came out of the Navajo Nation's most recent Pride celebration, where 6,000 attended.
— Diné Millennials Today (@DineMillennials) August 15, 2019