This is my third time wearing my fatkini at the beach and I still get nervous when I take off my clothes to go in the water. When I disrobe, any laughter I hear sounds malicious any glance I get feels contemptuous. But, I will keep wearing what makes me feel comfortable, proud, and cute because it’s my damn body.
Los Angeles is known for many things: great weather, a laidback lifestyle, and Hollywood’s biggest stars. But for many who live in La La Land, the pressure to conform to a certain beauty standard can leave them feeling downright depressed.