Navajo Nation President receives human rights award from AZ LGBT org

Navajo Nation President receives human rights award from AZ LGBT org

On June 14, 2008 the Navajo Nation President, Joe Shirley, Jr., received the Barry Goldwater Human Rights Corporate Award. The award is presented yearly by Equality Arizona, an LGBT equal rights and education organization, to organizations which demonstrate a commitment and taken specific measures to eliminate discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity/expression.

This is video of Jack Jackson, Jr., an openly gay Navajo who was a representative in the Arizona Senate, introducing the President and the President’s acceptance speech of the award.