The Paisano

Black and queer in America: the double negative

Black and queer in America: the double negative

Ryan Thompson

November 28, 2018

Black and queer in America: the double negative. To grow up a black male in America is to grow up confused and uncertain of your place. You are constantly made aware of your larger features and your color. One could argue that growing up a queer male is a traumatic experience in its own. You must be a...

Costumes in the closet

The Paisano is a self-supported, weekly newspaper run by UTSA students. In more than 30 years of publication, The Paisano has won numerous awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and was a Gold Medalist in 2000.

Seren Regalado

September 6, 2018

To my peers: I have not been truly honest about my identity and who I am as a person. I have something that I have been hiding for fear of judgement from those I hold dear. I can no longer contain this and must share my true feelings. To the University of Texas at San Antonio community, I, Seren Taj...

Say goodbye to bi erasure

Say goodbye to bi erasure

Ethan Pham

September 27, 2016

There is a saying that everyone knows at least one gay person, but, chances are, you know two bisexuals for every gay person you know. This past week was Bisexuality Awareness Week, a week of celebrating culture and raising awareness about bisexuality and everything that pertains to our shared commonali...