DC has an incredibly vibrant art scene, from the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, to the small independent galleries and pop up shows, art is seemingly everywhere. Yet despite that, the women of Creating Casa couldn’t help but notice that there was a strong lack of representation of Central American, Latinx art in DC. […]
About Mayra Mejia
Mayra Mejia (She/Her) is a fat positive, queer Salvadoran American freelance writer and advocate. She is passionate about fostering a strong and inclusive body positive community and is the founder of PLUSH DMV, a DC-based fat positive monthly meet up. You can follow her at @BadBadPrettyGood on Instagram and @MayraTweeets on twitter.
Entries by Mayra Mejia
During the holiday shopping season, do you ever stop and think about who created the items you’re purchasing? Over the weekend, District Clay Center held its holiday pottery sale, where local ceramic artists displayed their handmade wares. Beautiful vases, delicate ornaments, earrings and necklaces, just to name a few, were for sale. With each artist […]
When thinking of a fashion event with the who’s who in DC’s fashion scene in attendance, what comes to mind? Is it a Goodwill in Fairfax, VA at 8 a.m.? That is exactly where DC’s most stylish sustainable fashion bloggers and influencers converged to celebrate Goodwill of Greater Washington’s first podcast, Finding Your Good. Finding […]
For the past three years, DC-based BEHOLD.HER has been creating spaces for women to come together at their events, challenging them to put away their phones and cut the typical DC small talk to really focus on making genuine connections. On November 16 and 17, the project series held its first Self-Worth Conference, focusing on […]