Mickey Leon is a native of Chesapeake VA. He relocated to the Washington DC area in 2008 and it was then that his work with the “curvy community” began. As a photographer, Mickey has worked with full figured women on numerous body positive projects. He has recently published The Curves Ahead Project, a book of photography centered around full figured women and their journey through life as full figured women. In 2014, Mickey, along with his amazing team, created District Of Curves:The Washington DC Full Figured Fashion Showcase. The annual show has become Washington DC’s largest platform for plus size models, designers, and body positive activists. He is also the creator and host of “The Curvy Podcast.” An Internet radio show that focuses on important topics and businesses within the plus size community.
Mickey enjoys his work with the “curvy community” and within the world of plus size fashion and photography and plans to continue to create opportunities in the DC area.