Lesbian Feminist Singer Songwriter Debbie Friedman Dies at Age 59

Debbie Friedman, a gay woman who achieved success with her songs and hymns of Jewish life and spirituality, died Sunday of pneumonia complications in Mission Viejo, Calif. Despite being a feminist and an out lesbian, Friedman was surprisingly embraced by Orthodox and Reform Jews alike as well as some Christian congregations that performed her music.
By: SheWired Editors
January 11 2011 12:25 PM
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