The Paisano

Transgender Rights in Pakistan

Illustration by Amber Chin
Maha Qadri November 13, 2019

Dr. Tahir Naqvi, an associate professor of anthropology at Trinity University, hosted the “Legal and Political Terrain of Transgender Rights in Contemporary Pakistan” talk on Nov. 8, at UTSA. Naqvi...

Locked into discrimination

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Anthony Saldana October 18, 2018

“If there were someone armed in my school, I would have been the first one gone,” said a terrified student from Stafford County Middle School. Phrases like this have been said countless times after...

Letter to the editor: Active anti-facism

Letter to the editor: Active anti-facism
Jade Follette April 17, 2018

This commentary is a response to the recent piece titled “Casual fascism” by Peyton Dillberg which was published in the Paisano newspaper on April 10, 2018. That piece defends the right to voice views...

Satire: Hail to the chief

Cade Brashear September 13, 2017

Hail to the chief! Our great leader Donald has checked off one of the most important issues threatening our country today, the LGBT agenda trying to get their kind into our powerful military. On Aug....

Meet Jade

Meet Jade
Enrique Bonilla March 7, 2017

"The best thing about being a girl is, now I don’t have to pretend to be a boy,” read a sincere and simple statement on the cover of the Jan. 2017 issue of National Geographic. Avery Jackson, the 9-year-old...

Transcending transphobia

Transcending transphobia
Enrique Bonilla March 1, 2017

Two months into a Trump presidency, America has seen some major setbacks in the course of social progression. Barack Obama, who had enacted several measures to progress the rights and equal treatment of...

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