Just Another Alto
The Sacred Harp is a book of really old, traditional Christian songs with a surprisingly dedicated following. All over the world, people gather to sing the songs, loudly, and with snacks. And Sacred Harp communities are often really queer--or at least, really open to queer folks.
In 2017, I produced this audiogram about one singer finding space for their queerness within and through Sacred Harp for WNYC's Nancy. Listen here; my story starts about 19 minutes in.