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After months of campaigning by immigrant and LGBTQ rights groups, Nicoll Hernández-Polanco was freed from her detention by ICE. Her story, written by Kris Hayashi of the Transgender Law Center, is a story of a young woman who escaped the broken immigration system, and how she was criminalized and psychologically tortured simply for being young and transgender.  

Kris Hayashi | April 29, 2015 - 11:41am


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Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 29, 2014 - 4:16pm

Blog Posts

Victoria Yue explores rapper Childish Gambino's lyrics, which specifically objectify Asian women.

Victoria Yue | December 29, 2011 - 11:28am
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A culture of occupation, an occupying mode, seeps into Asian America. Highlights from 2011.

Tammy Kim | December 28, 2011 - 11:05am
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It’s a family reunion built on impatience, extravagance and eating food cooked by other people; not unlike a traditional American holiday, actually.


Paul Wong | December 23, 2011 - 2:07pm

Because you love us, and right now is the season to show it.

Nicole Wong | December 23, 2011 - 12:27pm

Running out of ideas/time/patience this holiday shopping season? Hyphen columnist Cynthia Brothers has some specific gift items for the various peeps on your list.

Sylvie Kim | December 23, 2011 - 9:35am

Upload your most creative fortune cookie photos with the hashtag #FortuneCookieUSA to Twitter or Flickr over the holiday season, and your works of art may be published in Hyphen magazine's 10th Anniversary Issue.

Nina F. Ichikawa | December 22, 2011 - 3:00pm

Gerritsen's long experience in the crime genre comes through in a tightly paced, well-plotted story.

Claire Light | December 21, 2011 - 1:08pm

Not a whole lot of goings on this pre-holiday week, but you still have an opportunity to check out a Tibetan film screening, a Little Tokyo walking tour, and a literary reading inspired by Queens, NY.

Cynthia Brothers | December 21, 2011 - 12:24pm

Feeling creative (or broke) enough to make a gift for your loved ones this holiday season? Then get in the kitchen.

Sylvie Kim | December 20, 2011 - 9:45am

Major personality conflicts on Top Chef, a field trip for the artists on Work of Art, the Survivor finale, and another late night roundup.

Dianne Choie | December 19, 2011 - 9:54pm

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