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When illness meets denial and rejection

Queer Hymns

When illness meets denial and rejection


Text by Brian Wren, 1996

Suggested tune(s): FRIENDS RUN

Meter: 11 10.11 10

Publication information: Landes, W. Daniel. Sing and be Glad. Nashville, TN: Smith Creek Music, 2018.

Available online

Tags: queer hymn texts, hymns for LGBTQ+ pastoral needs, hymns in queer collections, coded language, HIV/AIDS, illness, lament, facing despair & fear