Laurel Dickman

Bio

Laurel Dickman is an intersectional feminist writer living in the East Bay. Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida she spent her childhood split between North Carolina and Florida, eventually running away at 21 to be a boho princess in Neverland, also known as Portland, Oregon. Laurel writes about fat bodies, plus-size fashion, self-care, music, and beauty. Aside from writing, Laurel also occasionally models, works as a personal stylist, and styles body-positive photo shoots alongside creative partner Suma Jane Dark. She lives with her Maine Coon by the name of Dorian Gray and her fiancee David on the side of what feels like Mount Olympus and has found herself currently obsessed with tea, waffle cookies, her loudly ticking biological clock and planning a wedding on a shoestring budget.  Follow Laurel on Facebook.

Laurel Dickman Articles

Patrick Starr's Surprise Makeovers (Image via YouTube)

#SelfCareSunday: Changing Your Body To Reflect Internal Changes

How do you externally reflect the internal changes, the profound metamorphosis that has occurred? Sometimes these self-discoveries and life changes are so monumental that it elicits a physical change, as well.

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12 Plus-Size Babes Rocking Spring Makeup

Check out these 12 plus-size babes rocking spring makeup!

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@msbeyoudoyou photo by: Charis Solutions Photography

13 Warm Knits For Cuddle Weather

Fall fashion is all about three things: staying warm, layering on textures, and rich colors. The real holiday treat are the warm knits for day-to-day wear.

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Fatshion Friday: Athleisure For Big Bodies

Check out these amazing athleisure looks and tag us in your own with the #FatshionFriday hashtag. We can’t wait to see!

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Of Course Hot Irma Cop Is A Bigot. Of Course.

Yes, just like “not all men,” not all cops are racist or bigoted. But this guy’s Facebook posts would absolutely suggest otherwise

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Few things in the world hurt more than losing someone that you love.

#SelfCareSunday: 5 Ways To Help Mend A Broken Heart 

Few things in the world hurt more than losing someone that you love. Be it a breakup or something more permanent, the heart hurts similarly and often without reprieve. Here are five ways to help mend your broken heart.

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Jenny Zigrino Is The Plus-Size Comedian Of Our Dreams

"If you told me at 12 you could be plus-size and have a happy life, I would have thought you were insane. I want to change that mindset." - Jenny Zigrino

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There’s a million and one stretch denims just waiting for you to discover them.

Denim Looks For All Genders And Sizes

From elegantly tailored, crisp dark denim trousers and jumpsuits to the Americana vibe of a well-worn jean jacket or vest, denim is popping up everywhere and in every way.

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 Photo by Kelsey Kimberlin

These Fat Babes Showcase Their Visible Belly Outlines

Being in any body comes with its own set of insecurities, hangups, and unique idiosyncrasies, but visible belly outlines are particularly fraught territory.

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