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Same-sex marriage isn't settled on the Navajo Nation. Here's why

Same-sex marriage has been legal in the United States since 2015, but in some tribal nations, the effort to legalize same-sex marriage isn’t over yet. And now, on the Navajo Nation, the issue is front and center. 

There, tribal leaders would have to repeal the 2005 Diné Marriage Act, which banned same-sex unions. But the issue is anything but settled on the country’s largest reservation.

Arlyssa Becenti has been covering it for the Arizona Republic and joins The Show.

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Lauren Gilger, host of KJZZ's The Show, is an award-winning journalist whose work has impacted communities large and small, exposing injustices and giving a voice to the voiceless and marginalized.