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Blog Posts

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

Fresh Off the Boat is a funny romp through chef and writer Eddie Huang's adventures with sports, chicks, sneaker, guns, weed and the like.

Nina F. Ichikawa | January 31, 2013 - 4:49am

The recent wave of immigration monopolizes the narrative of South Asians Americans. Early immigrants from East Bengal (present-day Bangladesh) built richly diverse communities and organized across racial lines more than half a century ago.

Nadia Hussain | January 30, 2013 - 3:09am
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The premiere of Project Runway, Face Off goes comic, Top Chef fries up some chicken, and an unexpected appearance on Nashville.

Dianne Choie | January 28, 2013 - 7:33pm

Video may have killed the radio star, but Mp3's can never replace the beloved, essential, and lovingly curated mix tape.


Ky-Phong Tran | January 28, 2013 - 10:11am
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Eddie Ahn | January 28, 2013 - 9:00am

We are heartbroken. Jessica Lum, an award-winning journalist and former photo editor at Hyphen, died of a rare cancer on January 13, 2013. She was 25.

Hyphen | January 25, 2013 - 1:12pm

Eddie Ahn | January 25, 2013 - 9:00am

There is a luminous quality to these portraits of the after-effects of war.

G. Justin Hulog | January 24, 2013 - 9:04am

On the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, former Hyphen staffer & board member Samara Azam-Yu shares lessons learned about abortion through her work with ACCESS Women's Health Justice.

Samara Azam-Yu | January 23, 2013 - 2:44pm

Heartbreak on Top Chef, the premieres of Face Off and American Idol, plus Go On and Colbert.

Dianne Choie | January 22, 2013 - 8:39am
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