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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

Hyphen Seeks Applicants for Public Interest Journalism Fellowship

Hyphen Public Interest Journalism Fellowship will fund high-impact stories about social issues focusing on Asian Americans.

Hyphen, Lisa Lee Win San Francisco APA Heritage Awards

Hyphen and its publisher, Lisa Lee, won Asian Pacific Heritage Awards given out Monday by the city of San Francisco.

Hyphen, Publisher Lisa Lee Nominated for SF APA Heritage Month Awards

Hyphen Publisher Lisa Lee and Hyphen are both nominated for Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards being presented by the city of San Francisco. Congratulations to Lisa and Hyphen's staff of volunters and its contributors!

Hyphen Partners with JCCCNC for Japan Relief Effort

Hyphen is partnering with the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on a fundraiser for Japan at its Throwback Issue party on March 18.

Hyphen's Bittersweet Issue: Out Now

Ada Wong of The Biggest Loser graces the cover of The Bittersweet Issue, which features stories on post-birth traditions, race and college admissions, and the B.Y.O. Chopstix environmental campaign.

Asian Americans in California Show Biggest Growth in Census

Census 2010 data released for California shows that Asian Americans were the fastest growing ethnic or racial group.

Chiu, Ting and Yee: 3 Asian Americans in Running for San Francisco Mayor

David Chiu, Phil Ting and Leland Yee are in the race to succeed Ed Lee, San Francisco's first Asian American mayor.

Bay Citizen Blogs About Hyphen's Parkour Story

Thank you to the editors of the Bay Citizen, who liked our parkour story and video so much, they blogged about it using an article from New America Media, which is a content partner of Hyphen's.

Bruce Lee Porn Parody Star Keni Styles Breaks Asian Male Stereotypes

At least a white actor hasn’t been cast to play Bruce Lee, which wouldn’t have been a surprise because in porn size does matter, and the stereotype is that Asian guys don’t measure up.

Asian American Political Movement Matures

The "Asian Power" headline from the San Francisco Examiner encapsulates what's happening in politics, especially in San Francisco, where Ed Lee is about to become the first Asian American mayor.

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