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

Infinity Bangle by Spring Grass Jewelry

Ethically Sourced Gifts Mom Will Love

We’ve made it incredibly easy for you to make ethical, informed purchases with this wonderful Mother’s Day gift guide.

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Must-see indie plus-size brands!

10 Incredible Indie Plus-Size Brands To Support

Ditch the fast fashion polyester cold-shoulder top and invest in classic, well-made Indie plus-size pieces with true staying power.

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Alexandria Nichandros by Chloe Jackman Photography

9 Plus-Size Dancers Joyfully Jiggle & Shake It

These plus-size dancers joyfully jiggle and shake their bodies! Keep them in mind the next time you want to hit the dancefloor!

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Model Chelsea Algarin for Proud Mary Fashion. Photo by Jessica Hinkle.

12 Ways To Incorporate More Whimsy Into Your Plus-Size Wardrobe

With a vibrant palette, playful prints, and different fabrics and silhouettes to toy with, Spring is the perfect season for creative plus-size looks.

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Time Management As Self-Care: Domme The Clock

With all of the anxiety and potential for a spiral of bad things that could happen, learning how to stay on top of your responsibilities can be the key to preventing the downward spiral. Time management can be an essential part of mental health and maintaining professionalism in a competitive environment full of triggers for us tenderhearts.

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Natalie Hage's Step-By-Step Guide To Shutting Down Fat-Shamers

By merely standing up for herself and showing the world what that can look like, Hage became an everyday hero.

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Lisa Schoenberger of Mustang Sally Two. Photo by Rebecca Northcott Photography.

8 Plus-Size Fashionistas Rock Shorts

Check out these eight plus-size fashionistas as they not only wear shorts but absolutely kill the fashion game. From old school gym shorts to cutoffs.

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This New Year, I propose that we let go of the things which are no longer serving us.

5 Things That I Will Leave Behind This New Year

Every New Year people tout the idea of “New Year, New YOU!” But what if the problem isn’t you? I propose we let go of the things that no longer serve us.

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Wear what you want, sit how you want, BE how you want. You deserve it.

#SelfCareSunday: Taking Space As A Form Of Resistance

Take up your space. Breathe and allow yourself to fill the spot you are sitting in rather than tensing your muscles and trying to hold your body tight.

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