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Jaimie Kendal-Ward

Jaimie Kendal-Ward is a bicycle mechanic, and a student in Langara's university transfer program, which will hopefully lead to a degree from UBC. She is an avid cyclist, a singer-songwriter and an adoring fan of the Commercial Drive community to which she belongs. She hopes to somehow combine these things into something big, and beautiful. Jaimie has a lot to talk about.

Why I wrote "Jesus was a Fag"

Hello. My name is Jaimie. I live in East Van. I’m formerly religious, and presently queer, and I wrote a song about it. The Vancouver Observer very graciously offered me a chance to write a response...