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.

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Text by Carl P. Daw, Jr., 1996

Suggested tune(s): ANTHEA or WORK TO DO

Meter: 7 6. 8 6 D with refrain

Publication information: Accessed through Hope Publishing, March 2017.

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Tags: queer-friendly hymns, gender, breaking down barriers, the church’s position challenged, call to action, inclusion, race