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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

Blog Posts

Big eliminations on The Voice, Queen week on Idol, Madonna week on ABDC, plus Drag Race, Top Shot, Survivor, and America's Next Top Model.

Dianne Choie | April 30, 2012 - 8:17pm
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A parting thought on the L.A. Riots, for future reference, from Min Hyoung Song.

Min Hyoung Song | April 30, 2012 - 11:13am
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San Franciscans mourn the closing of the historic Sam Wo restaurant last Friday, but could there be hope for a re-opening?

New America Media | April 27, 2012 - 12:17pm

New Hyphen columnist Meeta Kaur shares her experiences integrating cultural foods into a healthy, family-friendly diet.

Meeta Kaur | April 26, 2012 - 10:43am
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How you can support this quirky documentary about parental love and the refugee experience in small-town America?

Terry K Park | April 25, 2012 - 3:34pm

A recent report from the California Department of Toxic Substances Control reveals that some nail polish manufacturers have been mislabeling what's inside those pretty bottles.

Momo Chang | April 24, 2012 - 12:44pm

Los Angeles represents on America's Best Dance Crew, now and then songs on American Idol, plus Survivor, Top Shot, America Revealed, and Kunal Nayyar.

Dianne Choie | April 23, 2012 - 5:51pm

Filmmaker Meera Menon talks about her new film Farah Goes Bang, and its frank depiction of one woman's emerging sexuality.

Neela Banerjee | April 23, 2012 - 10:16am

Gilvarry reels us into what at first seems like an absurdist, post-modern satire on the endless “war on terror.”

Manan Desai | April 19, 2012 - 7:53am

Growing exercise options for Muslim American women challenge stereotypes while recognizing the importance of faith.

New America Media | April 18, 2012 - 8:04am

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