Mary Lambert (born May 3, 1989) is a Seattle-based singer-songwriter and spoken word artist. She worked with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis on a track on their album The Heist. Lambert is the featured singer and songwriter of their gay rights single, Same Love”. Lambert wrote the chorus’ hook in two hours. The “Same Love” chorus draws on Lambert’s experiences as a lesbian growing up in a tumultuous Christian upbringing. The repeating line “Not crying on Sundays for example, echoes the way she felt after leaving Sunday services in the Evangelical church.