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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

Candy couture on Project Runway, cha-cha troubles on So You Think You Can Dance, the premiere of Top Chef Masters, plus Sullivan and Son, Awkward, Push Girls, and late night.

Dianne Choie | July 30, 2012 - 7:27pm

Eddie Ahn | July 30, 2012 - 8:00am
A quick look at South Asian actors in the limelight this summer.

Priyanka Mantha | July 27, 2012 - 10:44am
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Eddie Ahn | July 27, 2012 - 8:00am

Thayil is a gifted storyteller and the issues he chooses to explore in the book as well as his careful attention to character make Narcopolisa gripping read.

G. Justin Hulog | July 26, 2012 - 8:55am

Long marginalized by the political establishment, Muslim Americans are standing up and sending a sizable elected delegation to this year's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC.

Nadia Hussain | July 26, 2012 - 5:46am
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Well, the day of reckoning has come. Two years after its first announcement, K-Town has been unleashed on the masses. And to quote T.S. Eliot: "This is the way the world ends; Not with a bang but a whimper."

Theresa Celebran Jones | July 25, 2012 - 9:30am
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President Barack Obama and former Governor Mitt Romney did not turned up for the event, and chose instead to send their surrogates to speak for them.

Kelly Chen | July 24, 2012 - 10:10pm

The premieres of Sullivan and Son and Project Runway, Duets finale, plus So You Think You Can Dance, Craft Wars, and Conan.

Dianne Choie | July 24, 2012 - 8:34am
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Eddie Ahn | July 23, 2012 - 8:00am

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