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When I think of Grace-nowadays, I first see her hands.
Delicate rice paper skin,
nails that amazingly collect the day’s pollution
without touching outside air,
and thin blue veins
pumping the blood of 100 year-old...

Mia Nakano LGBTQ | Sat, Jun 27th- 10:20pm | LGBTQ, Politics, Community, Culture

Kristina Wong holds up a mirror to activists, her audience, and herself.

Ari Laurel | Thu, Jun 18th- 12:02pm | Kristina Wong, Activism, Art & Design, Culture, Gender, Race, Social Justice

Mitski's sad punk songs and sharp cultural critique are not to be overlooked. 

Lilian Min | Fri, Apr 10th- 11:37am | Culture, Gender, Music

How I paid homage to a girlhood icon on her 40th birthday, and passed down the love to the next generation.

Theresa Celebra... | Mon, Dec 15th- 10:50am | Blogger Column, hello kitty, hello kitty con, sanrio, Culture, Parenthood

Hyphen is collaborating with NPR's Latino USA to explore Latino-Asian intersections and foster solidarity. Submit now! 

Abigail Licad | Wed, Nov 12th- 10:20am | Blogger Column, Latino USA, Race & Culture, Activism, Community, Culture, Essay, History, Politics, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

Beauty has a language all its own, and every culture speaks a different dialect. In Taiwan, my temporary home, navigating the impossible beauty standards can feel as dangerous as weathering the typhoon season. 

Yue Sherry Yuan | Mon, Dec 15th- 10:50am | Health, Race & Culture, Community, Culture, Race

Jeff Chang's Who We Be spans the career of American multiculturalism over the past fifty years.

Chris Fan | Mon, Dec 15th- 10:50am | Can't Stop, Jeff Chang, Who We Be, Won't Stop, Books Section, Culture, Race, Reviews, Social Issues, Social Justice

Vishavjit Singh, creator of the popular Sikhtoons, shares a story and cartoon about complicated identities.

Vishavjit Singh | Mon, Dec 15th- 10:49am | Art & Design, Comics, Community, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Race

In The Shadow Hero, writer Gene Luen Yang and illustrator Sonny Liew tell an origin story of an American-born Chinese boy who grows up to become a superhero.

Jee Yoon Lee | Mon, Sep 1st- 6:33pm | asian american literature, Books, comics, Gene Luen Yang, graphic novel, sonny liew, the shadow hero, Books Section, Comics, Culture, Diaspora, Fiction, Reviews

Artists at Play, a Los Angeles-based theatre collective, seeks to increase visibility of Asian American actors, artists, and playwrights.

Nicole S. Chung | Mon, Dec 15th- 10:49am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

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