About Dana Levinson

Dana Aliya Levinson is an actress, writer, and trans activist. She graduated with honors from the New School where she wrote extensively about political and ethnic identity in the middle-east. She was a 2014-2015 Dramatists Guild Fellow, and has written about politics and trans issues for The Huffington Post, Women's Health, Nylon, and The Notice Blog.

Articles by Dana Levinson

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Billie Lourd Pays Touching Tribute To Mom Carrie Fisher On The Two Year Anniversary Of Her Death ❤️

December 27 marked the two-year anniversary of Carrie Fisher’s death. The actor, writer, and comedian was most well-known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise. Her daughter, actress Billie Lourd, posted an emotional Instagram tribute to her late mother this past Wednesday. In it, Lourd sings one of Carrie Fisher’s favorite songs, … Continued

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Original ‘Hamilton’ Cast Members Reunite To Perform At The 2018 Kennedy Center Honors

The 41st annual Kennedy Center Honors aired this past Wednesday and musical theater fans got treated to a little Hamilton reunion. The writer and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, director Thomas Kail, choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, and music director Alex Lacamoire were all honorees. As part of the celebration, Lacamoire accompanied Lin-Manuel Miranda and Christopher Jackson, who originated the role of … Continued

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Newlyweds Miley Cyrus And Liam Hemsworth Share Wedding Video Rocking Out To ‘Uptown Funk’ 🙌

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth, who first started dating in 2010, tied the knot in a secret ceremony at their home in Tennessee. The pair met while filming The Last Song, based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name. While Cyrus and Hemsworth kept a tight lid on the nuptials beforehand, they began tweeting … Continued

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Alleged Burglar Convinces Guy Whose House He Broke Into To Give Him A Ride Home 😮

A Maine resident received a surprise Christmas visitor. And no, they didn’t come in through the chimney. According to News Center Maine, a man named Derek Tarbox was sitting on the couch wearing the homeowner’s clothes. Additionally, he had used the shower and eaten a meal in the house he had broken into. Tarbox tried to … Continued

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It Turns Out Even Macaulay Culkin Didn’t Realize The Gangster Movie From ‘Home Alone’ Wasn’t Real 😂

Christmas time means everyone watching their favorite holiday movies. One of the most beloved is the movie that made Macaulay Culkin a star: Home Alone. However, decades after the film’s release, even Culkin himself is learning new facts about it. It all started with this revelation from Seth Rogan. My entire childhood, I thought the old … Continued

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Rob Delaney Shares Devastating Twitter Thread About His First Christmas Since Losing His 2-Year-Old Son

Back in February, comedian and Catastrophe star Rob Delaney announced that his two-year-old son Henry had passed away. He had died of a brain tumor. Doctors had successfully removed the tumor back in 2017; however, the cancer came back. The holiday season can be extremely difficult for anyone who is dealing with grief, and Delaney was … Continued

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Amy Schumer Wished Her Fans A Merry Christmas With A Video Of Her Morning Sickness—And The Struggle Is Real 😂

Amy Schumer has just entered the second trimester of her pregnancy. While many say the second trimester is easier than the first, Schumer is suffering from a condition called hyperemesis gravidarum. It is characterized by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss and electrolyte disturbance. Some cases require occasional hospitalization for intravenous nutrients. Schumer has shared videos of … Continued

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Andy Cohen Posts Sweet Photo With His Dog As They Wait For New Baby To Arrive ❤️

Andy Cohen and his furry best friend are passing the time together waiting for his child to be born. On Christmas Eve, the TV personality posted a photo of him and his dog, Wacha, staring lovingly into each other’s eyes with the caption “patiently waiting.” Honestly, the photo is warming our hearts this holiday season. … Continued

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Woman Really Ups The Ante After Successfully Tricking Her Dad Into Eating Brussels Sprouts In 2016 😂

Apparently, it is not only kids who hate brussels sprouts. In fact, Judy Brown’s father hates them so much that she decided to turn them into a playful holiday prank. It all started with this tweet from two years ago. I've done something ingenious to wind up my Dad (which is basically my favourite holiday … Continued

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North Carolina Inmate’s Plans To Escape Jail Are Foiled After They’re Sent To The Wrong Address 😬

Sean Damion Castorina is currently incarcerated at the Alamance County Detention Center in Graham, North Carolina. If the 43-year-old had his way, it would not be for much longer but, unfortunately, his escape plan was foiled. He had sent a letter to two accomplices containing plans to blow a hole through a wall — but he sent it … Continued

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Woman’s Story Of Getting Christmasy Revenge On A Rude Customer Is Pure Perfection 🔥

Retail jobs can be hard. We would venture to guess that they are especially hard during the holidays. For whatever reason, between Thanksgiving and Christmas customers lose their minds. It wouldn’t be hard to imagine that employees of your favorite retail stores might be thinking of ways to exact revenge on their worst customers. Alabama … Continued

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Matt Damon Honored His Late Father During His SNL Monologue With An Emotional Tribute ❤️

Matt Damon returned to Saturday Night Live this weekend, marking the last new episode of the year and Damon’s first turn hosting in 16 years. Rather than opening with the usual joke-filled monologue, however, Damon paid a moving tribute to his late father, Kent Damon, who died almost a year ago after a long battle with cancer. Watch … Continued