A university’s queer covenant: Is TWU controlling a culture of shame?

Vancouver Sun. Nov. 27, 2016

Just before Ashlee Davison helped bring home Trinity Western’s first ever Canadian university championship in women’s soccer, she received an e-mail informing her that she was under investigation for having a relationship with another woman.

Davison would graduate from the evangelical Christian university in 2006 as the team’s top goal scorer, but her memories of TWU are forever tainted by that e-mail and its aftermath. For breaking the school’s community covenant agreement, which forbids all sex outside of heterosexual marriage, she lost her scholarship, went on behavioural probation and was temporarily barred from the soccer pitch…

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