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

The Visibility Project and Hyphen magazine have partnered to create LGBTQ Hyphen, the first dedicated LGBTQ online section in a mainstream and nationwide Asian American publication. This is historic. We raise and highlight LGBTQ AAPI voices like never before and bring LGBTQ AAPI opinions and lenses to national debates.

Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 28, 2014 - 12:35am

The folks in the Philippines need more than your prayers.

Theresa Celebran Jones | November 13, 2013 - 9:04am

Mom and writer Sharline Chiang struggles to tell her mom the truth about her postpartum depression and anxiety. 

Sharline Chiang | November 12, 2013 - 9:30am

During October's New York Comic Con, Diana Pho was sexually and racially harassed by Mike Babchik, host of the online webseries Man Banter and SiriusXM Radio producer for Mad Dog Radio. Pho garnered widespread online attention upon speaking out against her harassment online. Despite apologizes issued by representatives of New York Comic Con and Man Banter, Babchik has remained silent. In this open letter, Pho directs her own message to Babchik.

Diana Pho | November 11, 2013 - 1:19pm

Kristianne Bautista, lead vocalist of the rising indie band Kan Wakan, has a sugar and smoke voice backed by a haunting orchestral ensemble.

Tanwi Nandini Islam | November 6, 2013 - 6:49am

November brings us a lovely poem by Karen An-hwei Lee, wherein a speaker ruminates simultaneously on aging and youth. The poem is filled with gentle sibilances and delicate images that emulate the ephemeral quality life. Read this one somewhere quiet, where you can sit with it afterwards.  -- Karissa Chen, Fiction & Poetry Editor

Karen An-Hwei Lee | November 5, 2013 - 7:07pm

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Theresa Celebran Jones | October 30, 2013 - 2:41pm


The combination of travel and food is always alluring. There are countless travelogues, cookbooks, and documentaries bringing diverse cultures of the world together with exciting cuisines in adventurous, often romantic storylines. Jen Lin-Liu’s On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta delivers that adventure along with an unsolved mystery of where the noodle originated--was it Italy, China, or somewhere in between?

Andrea Kim Taylor | October 24, 2013 - 2:33pm

AAPI advocates were among the many arrested last week in the continuing mobilizatons calling for for federal immigration reform.

Nadia Hussain | October 18, 2013 - 3:35pm

Lin's performance appears effortless, which makes her all the more captivating to listen to and watch.

Abigail Licad | October 17, 2013 - 12:05pm

My family’s trauma has always captivated me, but I’ve always known that it was only one story in a sea of millions. That sea is what Sheila Miyoshi Jaeger explores in Brothers at War, a detailed and captivating look at the circumstances, causes, and effects of the Korea War.

Noah Cho | October 17, 2013 - 9:32am
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