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Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 29, 2014 - 4:16pm

The Visibility Project and Hyphen magazine have partnered to create LGBTQ Hyphen, the first dedicated LGBTQ online section in a mainstream and nationwide Asian American publication. This is historic. We raise and highlight LGBTQ AAPI voices like never before and bring LGBTQ AAPI opinions and lenses to national debates.

Mia Nakano LGBTQ | June 28, 2014 - 12:35am

For February, we are pleased to present an excerpt from Kirstin Chen's debut novel, Soy Sauce for Beginners, which was released by Amazon Publishing/New Harvest in January.

Kirstin Chen | February 12, 2014 - 12:31pm

Dang, what’s happening over there at UCLA? Another racist, sexist anonymous letter has arrived at UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center.

Abigail Licad | February 11, 2014 - 5:28am

Most precious to Hyphen among Sukhadia’s many achievements is the rich legacy he has left as our very first Mr. Hyphen contest winner.

Abigail Licad | February 11, 2014 - 1:02am

Why the circumstances of Deepak and Sanjiv Chopra's American Dream don't apply to most.

Vishnu Sridharan | February 10, 2014 - 11:56am

Above all, Arthur Chu is genuine – keenly self-aware and honest about himself. And guess what – he’s won over $100,000 on Jeopardy, suckas!

Abigail Licad | February 6, 2014 - 10:58am

Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians promises to be outlandish, fabulous, and definitely not “serious literature"--and we wouldn't want it any other way.

Jenny Yap | February 6, 2014 - 10:32am

Steps to sexpot-hotness? Do tight pants ruin your sperm? Getting a transgender FTM pregnant?

Abigail Licad | February 3, 2014 - 7:22am

Ma is leading the fight against one of the most widespread problems to plague the Asian American community: the Hepatitis B virus.

Abigail Licad | February 3, 2014 - 2:00am

An introduction from LGBTQ Hyphen's Editor, Mia Nakano

Hyphen will be the first mainstream Asian American publication with a comprehensive and inclusive section dedicated to the LGBTQ AAPI community. Pitch a story today! 

Mia Nakano LGBTQ | January 28, 2014 - 3:47pm

In attempting to pay tribute to Chinese culture, filmmaker D.W. Griffith created several Orientalist images that have, unfortunately, stood the test of time. The ghost of Cheng Huan, and all he embodied, still haunts Asian American representation in the media today.

Noah Cho | January 26, 2014 - 8:25pm
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