Grace Semler Baldridge talks being the first openly queer artist to top Christian music charts

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Happy Wednesday, pod squad! Today's episode features Grace Baldridge (@gracebaldridge) who releases music under the name Semler. Grace topped the iTunes Christian charts with their incredible album Preacher’s Kid, and they're the first openly queer artist to do so. We talk about music, the American evangelical church, their experience as a queer Christian, and the exciting projects ahead. Thanks for tuning in!
1:30: How Grace got started with music

7:30: Unexpectedly gaining a following online

15:30: Growing up in a progressive Christian tradition

26:00: Deconstruction and being fully loved by God

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Preacher's Kid on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2UbHhrg

Preacher's Kid on Apple Music: https://apple.co/3i6PMfh

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