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Singing on the Sidewalk: Queer Liberation Army Carolers 

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Published December 20, 2005 at 11:02 p.m.

On Monday evening, a handful of carolers from the Queer Liberation Army serenaded workers at the Burlington office of weapons-maker General Dynamics. The singers huddled on the sidewalk out front, clutching antiwar signs in their gloved hands. "Hark! The QLA doth say," they warbled to the tune of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing," "Peace and love are here to stay. / Raise your joyous voices high, / don't let little children die." Several G.D. employees watched the group warily from a front office. A few honked, or gave the peace sign as they drove off. Others turned away.

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Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer

Deputy publisher Cathy Resmer is an organizer of the Vermont Tech Jam. She also oversees Seven Days' parenting publication, Kids VT, and created the Good Citizen Challenge, a youth civics initiative. Resmer began her career at Seven Days as a freelance writer in 2001. Hired as a staff writer in 2005, she became the publication's first online editor in 2007.


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