(OPINION) Semler is a queer artist and is a newcomer to the Christian music scene, gaining some publicity after her profanity-laced album briefly the top spot on iTunes Christian and Gospel charts. In the last few months, she’s been touring with Relient K, the queer affirming former Christian band, gaining prominence and visibility on account of it.
Her real name is Grace Semler Baldridge, she’s a butch lesbian who’s married (now divorced?) to a woman while purposefully altering her appearance to look like a man—giving the impression she’s about one upper chest surgery from becoming transgendered. She’s not a Christian even a little bit, despite seeking to be seen as such.
Now, she’s revealed on Twitter that she’s written the “world’s gayest worship song” after channeling the hurt of someone who “broke my heart for Jesus.” While it’s no coincidence that it was released at the start of Pride Month,
due to the musician’s skill and growing fame, there is a very real chance that this song could go mainstream within Christian churches, and would serve as the “in” she needs to dig her talons into the bride of Christ, as undiscerning and disobedient churches begin to play it mashed between Hillsong and Jesus Culture. READ MORE