Provo, Utah—Students from Brigham Young University made changes to the iconic Y this morning in solidarity with Brigham Young and students who share his sexual orientation.
Shelly Allred, a nursing student at BYU, wishes one day to become a plural wife. “Polygamists exist!” she says, “And it’s time people start acknowledging that.”
The change comes on the heels of the rainbow lighting of the Y by a group of LGBTQ666+ students. Kyle Jessop, an organizer who helped construct the polygamy sign says, “We wanted to take advantage of this moment to give a voice to those who believe in the Church’s doctrine. Remember, Brigham Young put the Y in polygamy.”
BYU explained in a tweet that the change to Y Mountain was in fact authorized by the university.