Allison Grant Dayton

Allison Grant Dayton designed jewelry for the TV series Grey’s Anatomy and for companies like Athleta, Sundance Catalog, and Deseret Book. In 2015, she followed spiritual promptings to stay home and help her boys through the perils of high school. During these last precious years, Allison’s oldest brother, who was gay, took his own life. At the same time, her oldest son was starting his own process of coming out. Having watched her brother’s painful life and wanting much more for her amazing son, Allison started Lift and Love, an Instagram account, to reframe how we see our LGBTQ Latter-day Saints. In the two years since, Lift and Love has become a foundation supporting hundreds of LGBTQ Latter-day Saint Families, like her own. Allison and her husband, Kenn, have a daughter, two sons, and one son-in-law. They live in Salt Lake at the base of Mount Olympus with their dog, eight chickens, and open doors for friends and their large extended families.

April 11, 2024 09:30 AM MDT
How do I partner with the Lord in supporting and loving my LGBTQ child? A mother answers this and other poignant questions from a faith-filled perspective.
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