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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

Lorde, the New Zealand wunderkind who released her debut Pure Heroine this year, with smash-hit single “Royals,” is caught in a crosshairs for doing the unthinkable:

Dating an Asian guy.

Tanwi Nandini Islam | December 12, 2013 - 1:15pm

For December, we bring you Phong Nguyen's short story "Ho Chi Minh in Harlem" from his collection PAGES FROM THE TEXTBOOK OF ALTERNATE HISTORY.

Phong Nguyen | December 9, 2013 - 2:06pm

Scratch the surface of every author, especially those who write for children, and you’ll find a former child booknerd. The kids who escaped their lives in piles of lovingly thumbed-through books. I was that kid. Lydia Kang and Ellen Oh were also that kid.

Maurene Goo | December 5, 2013 - 8:37pm

After 22 days, the compelling "Fast for Families" action for immigration reform garners support by the thousands.


Nadia Hussain | December 3, 2013 - 5:26pm

'Tis the season to give! And to share some holiday cheer and direct good karma your way, Hyphen's Food & Agriculture Editor Nina Fallenbaum Ichikawa writes to you, dear Hyphen readers, about how you can help keep Asian America's only print and online mag going strong. Thank you for your continued support -- there's no way we could do it without you! 

December 3, 2013 - 2:56am

Aman Sethi’s non-fiction book, A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi, is a journalistic work that explores the life of one of those thousands of nameless workers who are a part of India’s growth story.

Mosarrap Hossain Khan | November 28, 2013 - 1:44am

Community advocate Meeta Kaur discusses Dr. Prabhjot Singh and his wife Dr. Manmeet Kaur's reflection and response to the violent attack that took place in September. 

Meeta Kaur | November 19, 2013 - 9:49am

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
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