Marriage Equality Called For In Largest Native American Tribe
With the proximity of the mid-term election on the US the biggest native tribe in America has decided to shine light on the issue of same-sex marriage among their people. Around eleven tribes have bans on same-sex marriage even though in America it is legal. The Navajo nation maintains a law called ‘Dine marriage act’ which forbids homosexual marriage. The rates of violence against the LGBTQ community in Navajo has increase over the years, many activist believes that the solution to this issue could be revoked this law and legalise same-sex marriage. To discuss this and more, we spoke to Professor Kevin Boreham from ANU College of Law.