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

If things are starting to feel fishy at your workplace, it’s time to review your finances first and foremost.

Self-Care: Employment Plan B

Job loss. It’s inevitable at some point in your life.

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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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Laurel Dickman is one of Rav's newest writers, and we couldn't be more excited to have her work featured here!

#RavsWriters: Laurel Dickman - Playlist Expert, Plus-Size Fashion Enthusiast

Welcome to #RavsWriters, an opportunity for you to get to know some of the outstanding human beings who fervently type to make Ravishly the aw

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It’s time to go the fuck outside.

5 Easy Ways To Go The F*ck Outside More Often

Advocate for your needs. Just do whatever it takes to change up your scenery. It’s time to go the f*ck outside.

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#FatshionFriday: Easter Cuties

Check out our latest Fatshion Friday Roundup for seasonal inspiration, no matter what you celebrate!

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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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All photos courtesy of the #FatAndFree campaign.

An Interview With Saucyé West Of The #FatAndFree Campaign

There’s a new hashtag campaign for this Spring/Summer season, and it encourages its participants to do just what it says: simply live #FatAndFree.

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10 Instagrammers show us minimal and androgynous looks for plus-size bodies. (Image: @marquimode)

10 Minimal And Androgynous Looks For Plus-Size Bodies

Minimalist and androgynous fashions are chic, easy to wear… and often really inaccessible to plus-size bodies. It’s not that the clothing is not there, fat bodies are just told that we can’t have it.

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Mya Price of More Than Your Average (Photo by Sarah Caton)

9 Plus-Size Babes Thrift Their Way To Sustainability

Plus-size babes, it’s time to get yourself to a thrift store! While it may not seem groundbreaking, reviving throwback trends can be soothing to the soul.

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