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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

A Hyphen editor's immigrant mom reviews Fresh Off the Boat.

Melissa Hung | February 8, 2015 - 6:55pm

Here are the five films from Asian or Asian American filmmakers that received awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Ari Laurel | February 6, 2015 - 2:02pm
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf
skillful interweaving of the historical and the personal, which reflects the way that inherited family legacies are both a burden and a gift for one to sort through and integrate. Brian’s story -- and the speaker's quest in the book -- is further complicated by his mixed race heritage and upbringing by a Japanese American mother and white  father.  - See more at: http://hyphenmagazine.com/blog/archive/2015/01/interview-poet-brian-komei-dempster#sthash.VHT5y4NT.dpuf

Tensions between the historical and personal are further complicated by Dempster's mixed race heritage in his first book, Topaz.

Jeffrey Thomas Leong | February 2, 2015 - 3:08pm

The future of Asian America listens to '90s rap. 

Kyle Casey Chu | January 30, 2015 - 4:45pm

Samrat Upadhyay's latest novel narrates a scorned wife's determination to punish her adulterous husband, his mistress and the son produced by her husband's infidelity.

Jee Yoon Lee | January 29, 2015 - 2:24pm

Here is Part 2 of our rundown of Sundance's films made by Asian or Asian American filmmakers. 

Ari Laurel | January 28, 2015 - 11:36pm

This year, the 2015 Sundance Film Festival features 17 films made by Asian or Asian American filmmakers, which may very well be a record-setting number worth noting. 

Timothy Tau | January 28, 2015 - 8:23pm

Stills from filmed rituals and recorded interviews render uniquely innovative Ravva's narrative about memory.

Joyce Chen | January 28, 2015 - 2:08pm

KIWA is unifying voices in the call for labor rights and dignity.

Brady Collins | January 28, 2015 - 4:20am

We bring you a poem about poems (but also not about poems) by Patrick Rosal for the first lit feature of the new year.

Patrick Rosal | January 20, 2015 - 1:58pm
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