Queer Hymns

Queer hymn search: The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada is seeking hymns and songs for Songs for the Holy Other, a new collection for those seeking to embrace queerness through congregational song.

Good for the world


Text by Holly Near, Adapted by Diann L. Neu, 1984

Suggested tune(s): [no tune name]

Meter: Irregular

Publication information: Cherry, Kittredge, and Zalmon O. Sherwood, eds. Equal Rites: Lesbian and Gay Worship, Ceremonies, and Celebrations . Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 1995, pp. 2–3.

Tags: queer hymn texts, hymns by LGBTQ+ authors, hymns for LGBTQ+ pastoral needs, coded language, coming out