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LGBTQ+ Songs

We have only once had whole boxes of songbooks returned to us. At one point in the 1990s we had a religious summer camp returned the boxes of Rise Up Singing they had purchased because they said we had not advertised that our songbooks including songs that "promoted homosexuality". 

A number of songs on LGBTQ+ songs in Rise Up Singing can be found in the "Unity" chapter, the "Women" chapter, and the "Men" chapter. Some significant songs are:

Several songs in Rise Again can be found in the "Dignity & Diversity" chapter. 

Here are some songs that might be called "gay anthems":

(more songs to come for this page!)