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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

Study Finds API Youth Most Bullied

A new study shows that Asian American teens experience more bullying than any others. Writer Helen I. Hwang discusses the study. Read her story, "In the Face of Bullying," here.

Postpartum (Food) Delivery in Oakland Chinatown

A new service in Oakland's Chinatown delivers meals like chicken and black fungus wine soup to new moms.


Announcing Hyphen's Journalism Fellow, Kevin Lee

We are very excited and pleased to announce our Hyphen Public Interest Journalism Fellow, Kevin Lee.

Filipino Nurses and API Bullying -- New Story Pitches!

Help Hyphen reach its fundraising goals for two important writing projects on Filipino nurses in the US and API bullying via Spot.Us.

DVD Review: Min Sook Lee's "My Toxic Baby"

Hyphen reviews Min Sook Lee's documentary My Toxic Baby, one mother's educational journey through green parenting.

Motherhood Rooted: The Video

We share a supplemental video and the author's personal observations on her "Motherhood Rooted" story, about postpartum traditions among Asian and Pacific Islander moms.

Asian American Mothers and Postpartum Food Traditions: Ma You Ji (Sesame Oil Chicken) Recipe

The final installment of traditional postpartum recipes for healing and health. Here's one for Sesame Oil Chicken, or ma you ji.

Asian American Mothers and Postpartum Food Traditions: Korean Seaweed Soup Recipe

In our Bittersweet issue, Asian American moms share traditional recipes for postpartum health. Here's one for Korean seaweed soup, including a vegetarian version.

Asian American Mothers and Postpartum Food Traditions: A Recipe for Chicken Tinola

In our Bittersweet issue, we explore traditional postpartum practices among Asian American moms. We share some of their special recipes for mothers who've just given birth.

'Vincent Who?' DVD Giveaway

We're giving away three copies of the documentary film Vincent Who?, produced by Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, to our readers.

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