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

An introduction from LGBTQ Hyphen's Editor, Mia Nakano

Hyphen will be the first mainstream Asian American publication with a comprehensive and inclusive section dedicated to the LGBTQ AAPI community. Pitch a story today! 

Mia Nakano LGBTQ | January 28, 2014 - 3:47pm

In attempting to pay tribute to Chinese culture, filmmaker D.W. Griffith created several Orientalist images that have, unfortunately, stood the test of time. The ghost of Cheng Huan, and all he embodied, still haunts Asian American representation in the media today.

Noah Cho | January 26, 2014 - 8:25pm

Books reviewer Joyce Chen reviews a new memoir by Anchee Min, a tale of one immigrant's balancing acts.

Joyce Chen | January 23, 2014 - 3:38pm

We want to take this time to honor the life and spirit of Anabel Mariko Stenzel (“Ana”), who shared her story in our Spring 2012 issue.

Taryn Nakamura | January 23, 2014 - 7:00am

For January, we bring you a lovely and strange poem that will haunt the reader with its unlikely setting -- leaving questions hovering in its blank spaces. 

Ching-In Chen | January 20, 2014 - 4:00pm

Abigail Licad | January 14, 2014 - 4:44am

Just as it's important to me that my kids know that their stories and experiences are worth sharing, it's important to me that they are interested in hearing the stories of those they may not think they're immediately able to relate to.

Theresa Celebran Jones | January 8, 2014 - 12:08pm

Hyphen is seeking a blog editor to join our staff leadership! If you heart editing -- and you heart Asian America -- hit us up!

Hyphen | January 5, 2014 - 6:27pm

The complicated American-ness of the Chinese buffet restaurant.

Jenny Lee | December 23, 2013 - 1:13pm

Tamiko Beyer’s collection of poems, We Come Elemental, confirms the arrival of an exciting new talent.

Abigail Licad | December 19, 2013 - 9:38am
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