Family

An Interview with F.C. Yee
Evelyn NienMing Chien
December 7, 2017
All we have for divine guidance in this world are the stories our parents pass down, the hope that the rituals we think matter actually do. It’s both comforting and terrifying how fallible our gods are.
Asha Thanki
November 14, 2017
the author at her birth father's grave
An adoptee goes in search of her birth father and finds a new and unexpected source of family.
Susan Ito
November 9, 2017
I think of my grandmother sometimes and wonder what hypothetical good it would do to come out to her at this point. “It’d probably kill her,” my partner says. The truth is that I am not ready for another version of my grandmother, one who might reject me, just as she is not ready for another version of me.
Jaime Woo
January 9, 2017
A Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it’s never too late to become a dancing queen.
Lisa Wong Macabasco
August 18, 2016

How a mother and her transgender son journeyed to love and acceptance

Marsha Aizumi
June 20, 2013

A unique lawsuit filed by a transgender Filipina adds a new dimension to the gay marriage debate.

Lisa Katayama
September 1, 2005