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.

We are a gentle, angry people (Singing for our lives)

Hymn

Text by Holly Near, 1978

Suggested tune(s): SINGING FOR OUR LIVES

Meter: Irregular

Publication information: Singing the Living Tradition. Unitarian Universalist Association, 1993. No. 170.

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