Dayanara is one of the most lovable characters of Orange is the New Black, not just because of how charming her character is! Seeing more curvy beauties in the media is the key to opening minds to the acceptance of diverse body types. As beautiful as she is, actress Dascha Polanco isn’t immune to the pressures of the beauty ideal. See how she overcame body insecurities to become the amazing actress that she is today!
An article in the Huffington Post discusses the idea of weightism which is brought up in the film A Perfect 14, which you can see the trailer of above. It’s an interesting subject as everyone will have different opinions on the matter.