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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.

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Burger King And Budweiser Just Had A Bizarre Twitter Exchange, And It Feels Like 'Scary Movie'

Anyone born before 1990 is going to have major nostalgia.

By Dana Levinson
2 weeks ago
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Thanks To Germany, Mexico and South Korea Become Unexpected Besties

Friends can sometimes come in odd places.

By Dana Levinson
2 weeks ago
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This Farting Unicorn Is Causing A Big Legal Problem For Elon Musk

Who would have thought that a farting unicorn would be Musk's undoing?

By Dana Levinson
2 weeks ago
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Planking Photo Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Slays Internet After Kennedy's Retirement Announcement

We need to put her in suspended animation.

By Dana Levinson
2 weeks ago
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Women Are Sharing Their Horrible Stories About Inappropriate Uber Drivers

Unfortunately, we're not surprised.

By Dana Levinson
4 weeks ago
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You Can Own This Entire Town For A Cool $1M

It's cheaper than some studio apartments in Manhattan.

By Dana Levinson
4 weeks ago
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Edna Mode From 'The Incredibles' Looks Eerily Familiar--Now We Know Why

But the director denies the resemblance is intentional.

By Dana Levinson
4 weeks ago
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Married People Admit The Things They Wish They'd Known Before Tying The Knot

We will take all of this under advisement.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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Jimmy Kimmel Asked People On The Street To Name *Any* Book--It Didn't Go So Well

We're shaking our damn heads.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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"Controversial Church Sign Reads 'Black Folks Need To Stay Out Of White Churches'"

Unfortunately, racial divisions seem to be at a new high.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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United Airlines Tried To Ditch Tomato Juice But People Were Not Having It

Who knew that people had such passion for tomato juice?

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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These Were The 10 Most Popular Baby Names Of 2017

Is yours on the list?

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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White Nationalists Tried To Use An Image Of Sophie Turner For Their Movement And She Was Not Having It

Thank the old gods and the new for Sophie Turner.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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Man Intentionally Invites Girlfriend To His Messy Home To See If She'll Clean It Up And The Internet Roasts Him

We're all living in 2018, but this guy is out here living in 1818.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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Sexuality Expert Says You Should Get Consent From Your Baby Before Changing Their Diaper

This, perhaps, wasn't the best way to make this point.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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Parents Are Sharing Photos From Before And After Having Kids--And Oof.

Let's just say that stress can age a person.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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Pet Sematary Remake Just Made A Spot-On Casting Choice

It seems that Hollywood is on a Stephen King kick.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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New Jersey High School's Mystery Pooper Turns Out To Be The Superintendent

We're sure the police were utterly pooped trying to solve this one.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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'Star Wars' Hands Off Box Office Crown To 'Avengers' In A Tradition Going Back Decades

The Star Wars franchise was revived just in time.

By Dana Levinson
2 months ago
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'Strip Fortnite' Is The Troubling New Misogynistic Trend Taking Over YouTube

We've rolled our eyes back into our head.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Rodent-Borne Virus Kills Young Mom After Doctors Assumed She Had The Flu

Our thoughts are with her family.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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GOP Senate Candidate Just Ripped Mitch McConnell Over His 'Chinaperson' Father-In-Law

There is absolutely no excuse for this rhetoric.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Kanye West Just Made A Bold Proclamation About His Shoe Sales, But Not Everyone Is Buying It

Someone needs to confiscate his Twitter account.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Jim Carrey's Latest Political Portrait Might Actually Appeal To President Trump

Except he tends not to like any implication that he didn't win the election on his own talent alone.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Kanye Just Heaped Praise On A Right-Wing Media Personality, And Many On Twitter Are Appalled

The rapper is no stranger to controversy.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Grandma With Dementia Makes A New Best Friend At The Nursing Home—And We're Ugly Crying

This is a disease that has touched most of us.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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National Guardsmen Involved With Viral Dinosaur Video Just Faced Some Severe Consequences

Sometimes a joke has unexpected consequences.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Ugandan President Thinks Oral Sex Should Be Banned Because 'The Mouth Is For Eating'

This is not the first time that the African nation has taken a regressive view about sex.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Just Tweeted A Photo That Has Twitter Crying Foul

This White House will try to put anything over us.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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'Hollywood Medium': Chad Michael Murray Gets Closure On Possible Murder Of Grandmother

The case remains officially cold after decades.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Black Women's March In NYC Leads To Face-Off Between Protestors And State Troopers

The stings of sexism and misogyny are often felt most acutely by women of color.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Snoop Dogg Reveals He Was Once Out-Smoked By Willie Nelson: 'I Had To Hit The Timeout Button'

Who wants to go to a party with Willie?

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Pat Robertson Says He's 'Dominated By Homosexuals,' And Kathy Griffin Responded

The comedian has returned from exile in rare form.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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One Year After Asking Wendy's For Free Nuggets, Carter Gives Us All An Important Update

We've been waiting with baited breath.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Prince Harry Skedaddling To A Helicopter Is Now A Royal Meme

We're just wondering why it took this long.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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A Viral Tweet Just Sent An Old Fleetwood Mac Tune Skyrocketing Up The Charts

At least Twitter does something good.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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The Real Todd Kraines Warns About The Dangers Of Pranks In Humorous April Fool's PSA

April Fool's pranks are serious business.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Lindsay Lohan Just Tried To Sue The Makers Of 'Grand Theft Auto 5'—It Didn't Go So Well

However there was still precedents set.

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Photos Of Bill And Ted Back Together Have The Internet Very Excited

Please let this be true!

By Dana Levinson
3 months ago
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Tammy Duckworth Claps Back At Conservative Blog That Quipped 'She Doesn't Have A Leg To Stand On'

Trying to go toe to toe with a veteran is never a good look.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Popular 'Serial' Podcast Subject Adnan Syed Was Just Granted A New Trial

This decision has been long awaited.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Parkland Students Weigh In On What Their Futures Hold After #MarchForOurLives

They are shining examples of strength through adversity.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Someone Found An Updated Judy Blume Cover That Just Feels Very Wrong

New technology is infiltrating everything.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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These Savage Posts Slamming Instagram Took The Words Right Out Of Our Mouths

They're finally giving the people what they want... sort of!

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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20+ Memes About Working In An Office That We Wish Weren't As True As They Are

We can't handle how spot on these are.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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15+ Infuriating Mansplaining Stories That Have Us Seeing Fifty Shades Of Red

Seriously men? Seriously?

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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These Posts Making Fun Of Baby Boomers Are Going To Make The Millennials Chuckle

We are laying down some truth.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Kentucky Republican Suggests Shooting His Democratic Rival In Unsettling Tweet

There is no world where this is okay.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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University Of Wisconsin Campus Is Considering Eliminating All Liberal Arts Majors

Because what would a university need any of those for?

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Ellen Just Forced Scott Moir And Tessa Virtue To Play The 'Definitely Not Dating Game' 👀

We're going to get to the bottom of this one.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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The Cast Of SNL Couldn't Keep It Together During This Raunchy Game Night Sketch

But to be honest, we don't think we could've kept it together either.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Those Badass Warrior Women From 'Black Panther' Are Getting Their Own Comics

This is everything we needed in life.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Several Democrats Are Now Offering Andrew McCabe Federal Jobs To Try To Get Him His Pension

The former deputy director of the FBI was fired just two days before his scheduled retirement.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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A Married Couple Just Wrote About Their Gay Neighbors Online, And It's Absolutely Everything

Everyone, I give you the gay agenda.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Hawkeye Didn't Make It Into 'Infinity War' Poster, And Fans Are Not Happy

We can't wait to find out what's what on this one.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Mark Hamill Just Made An Appearance At The St. Patty's Day Parade In Dublin

Saint Patrick's Day is taken a bit more seriously in Ireland...

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Video Of Minnesota Teen Being Escorted Off School Grounds For Having Pro-Gun Sign At Walkout Goes Viral

While not in line with the message of the walkouts, free speech is free speech.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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An Unidentified Woman From A 1971 Science Conference Leads Twitter On A Quest To Find Her

This is social media put to its best use.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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A Zoo Posted Ridiculous Amazon Reviews Of Their Animals, And We're Ready To Order

This is a cuteness overload red alert.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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The Queen's 1983 Speech That She Would've Delivered In The Event Of World War III Is Eerily Timely

Let's all hope this is a speech that she never has to give.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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'Tillerson-ed' Is The Newest Dating Term That You Might Be Guilty Of Doing To Someone

A difficult circumstance for one man gives the internet its best new thing.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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'Modern Family' Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Reveals The Oops Moment That Outed Him

While painful in the moment, authenticity always wins.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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These Tweets About Pets By Their Owners Just Filled Our D'awww Meters To The Brim

This is the perfect way to start off your day.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Woman Gets Her Revenge On A Guy Manspreading On The Train, And We're Trying This Next Time

And as always, enter some men to mansplain why this woman is wrong.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Fiona The Hippo May Have Just Found Herself A Boyfriend On Twitter 😍

We are definitely shipping this couple.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Trump's Claim That The Majority Of Women Voted For Him Is Incredibly Misleading

The hyperbole President strikes again in Pennsylvania.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Zoos And Science Museums Are Trolling Animals With Fake Amazon-Style Reviews On Twitter

This is a cuteness overload red alert.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Nightclub Shuts Down Amid Cries Of Animal Abuse After Woman Rides Spooked Horse Into Crowd

Life is full of bad ideas, and this was one of them.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Donald Trump Is Not Going To Like The Explosive New Cover Of The Economist

But on second thought, he's on a magazine cover so he may still love it.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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President Trump Just Geeked Out Over Elon Musk's SpaceX Rockets Landing On Their Own

Nevermind the fact that these launches have been going on for years.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Colorado Teacher's Recounting Of A Mistaken Active Shooter Lockdown Has Our Hearts Pounding

What happens when you think the unimaginable is happening?

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Beer Brand's Attempt At 'Beer For Women' Awkwardly Misses The Mark

Or is it consumers who are missing the point?

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Cancer Charity Sparks Outrage Over Recent 'Fat-Shaming' Obesity Ad Campaign

However, there's a fine line between shaming and the results of research.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Here Are Some Of The Best Signs From The #March4Women In London

The United States isn't the only place where conversations around gender equality are happening.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Someone Just Caught A Tiger And A Sloth Bear Fighting Each Other On Video

Well, you don't see this everyday...

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago
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Jennifer Lawrence Just Took A Lie Detector Test On Video For Vanity Fair

She's been on the promotion trail for her new movie Red Sparrow.

By Dana Levinson
4 months ago