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


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


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


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


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


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


Miss Universe’s First Openly Transgender Contestant Looked Flawless As She Walked The Runway

Angela Ponce is the current reigning Miss Spain, which meant that this past Sunday, she competed in the Miss Universe pageant. While she did not win the crown, Ponce broke major ground as the pageant’s first openly transgender contestant. This was made possible thanks to the 2012 reversal of a policy that barred transgender women from … Continued


This ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Groot Pun Written On A Bathroom Wall Is Out Of This World Adorable ????

Everyone knows the beloved, adorable character named Groot from Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy franchise, right? If you’re not familiar with Groot, check out the hashtag #iamgroot on Twitter. At some point in the series, the little tree creature spoke only three words: I am Groot. Honestly, people have been pretty obsessed with the character. Best … Continued

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Tucker Carlson’s Recent Xenophobic Remarks Have Already Cost Him One Of His Main Advertisers

On Thursday night, conservative commentator and Fox News host Tucker Carlson made remarks that have landed him in hot water. He was doing a segment on immigration and the migrant caravan at the southern border. He stated: “Nice people, no one doubts that, but as an economic matter, this is insane. It’s indefensible, so nobody even … Continued


Friends And Fans Send Pete Davidson Messages Of Support After Alarming Instagram Post

WARNING: this article includes mentions of self harm and suicide Actor and comedian Pete Davidson has been quite open about both his struggles with mental health and addiction. Both of these things are experienced by people across the world, however there is still a lot of stigma. After his much covered breakup with singer Ariana … Continued

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An 11-Year-Old Girl Just Schooled Tomi Lahren On Funding For The Border Wall—And We Are Living For It

This past Tuesday, President Trump threatened to shut down the government over funding ‘the wall’. Unsurprisingly, despite the controversial nature of his comments, conservative commentators flocked to Fox News to support the President. One of these defenders was Tomi Lahren. Of course. Lahren tweeted on Wednesday… $5 billion spent on a wall will be the BEST … Continued