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.

Once we were not a people


Text by J. Thomas Sopko, 1987

Suggested tune(s): KING’S LYNN

Meter: 7 6. 7 6 D

Publication information: The Hymn 62:3 (2011): 36.

Tags: queer hymn texts, lesbian, gay, pride, hymns that dare to speak the name