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Beauty has a language all its own, and every culture speaks a different dialect. In Taiwan, my temporary home, navigating the impossible beauty standards can feel as dangerous as weathering the typhoon season. 

Yue Sherry Yuan | Tue, Oct 28th- 11:05am | Health, Race & Culture, Community, Culture, Race

Vishavjit Singh, creator of the popular Sikhtoons, shares a story and cartoon about complicated identities.

Vishavjit Singh | Mon, Sep 29th- 9:32am | Art & Design, Comics, Community, Culture, Essay, News & Politics, Race

Artist and media justice activist Betty Yu examines the impact the end of Net Neutrality -- aka the Open Internet -- will have on communities of color, grassroots organizations, and even independent, volunteer-run publications like Hyphen.

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Betty Yu | Wed, Sep 24th- 9:53am | FCC, Internet Freedom, Net Neutrality, Open Internet, Tom Wheeler, Business & Tech, Community, Media, Social Justice

Hyphen columnist Theresa Celebran Jones considers how to help her children recognize injustice and stand in solidarity with others.

Theresa Celebra... | Tue, Sep 2nd- 8:56am | Blogger Column, kids, solidarity, Community, News & Politics, Parenthood, Race, Social Issues, Social Justice

In light of the upcoming memorials for human rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, artist Taiyo Na reflects on Yuri, 2Pac (Tupac Shakur) and Movement interconnectedness.

Taiyo Na | Thu, Aug 28th- 12:36pm | 2Pac, Ferguson, Pac, social justice, Tupac Shakur, Yuri Kochiyama, Activism, Community, Social Justice

Artists at Play, a Los Angeles-based theatre collective, seeks to increase visibility of Asian American actors, artists, and playwrights.

Nicole Soojung ... | Fri, Aug 22nd- 10:31am | Community, Culture, Performing Arts, Race

Akemi Johnson considers the legacy of internment within her family.

Akemi Johnson | Thu, Aug 14th- 7:05am | Community, Culture, Diaspora, Essay, History, Race

Hyphen's Joyce Chen interviewed Patrick Epino, Stephen Dypiangco, Phil Yu, and Aaron Takahashi about the film Awesome Asian Bad Guys.

Joyce Chen | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:51pm | Q+A, Community, Culture, Film, Race

Are AAPI servicemen and women expected to serve as Americans, or serve to become Americans?

Jenny Lee | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:50pm | citizenship, military, Community, Diaspora, History, Immigration, News & Politics, Race, Social Issues

Miki Gao shares her personal reflection about the intersection of faith and culture in her life, and why one doesn't make the other any less important.

Miki Gao | Wed, Aug 27th- 1:53pm | Community, Culture, Essay, Race

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