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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

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Eddie Ahn | September 28, 2012 - 8:00am

The protagonist of Juan Rader Bas’s Back Kicks and Broken Promises is the stalwart Ricky Gilbert, the adopted Filipino American son of two white Americans.

G. Justin Hulog | September 27, 2012 - 8:39am

Mr. Hyphen 2009, Pahole Sookkasikon, shares his memories of the vivacious and bold Janet Liang, who passed away on September 12th, 2012.

Pahole Sookkasikon | September 26, 2012 - 5:36am

Join Hyphen for the Lit Crawl in San Francisco on October 13th, and get your lit on!

Nicole Wong | September 25, 2012 - 9:26pm

New contestants on The Voice, dressing the Rockettes on Project Runway, and finales for Broadway or Bust, So You Think You Can Dance, and Awkward.

Dianne Choie | September 25, 2012 - 9:21am

Eddie Ahn | September 24, 2012 - 8:00am

Just to be clear, the Asian Culinary Forum’s Asian+Latin Symposium has nothing to do with fusion cuisine. 

Joy Tang | September 22, 2012 - 10:49am
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Eddie Ahn | September 21, 2012 - 8:00am

The impetus for So Yong Kim’s career in filmmaking was simple, and she’s aimed to keep it that way ever since.

Joyce Chen | September 21, 2012 - 6:05am

Freudenberger visits the theme of love in the age of the internet in her new novel, The Newlyweds.

Anisha Sridhar | September 20, 2012 - 1:34pm

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