Looking for a story about someone’s life that may reflect your own? These memoirs by fat authors will resonate with readers with stories about bullying, struggling with—and sometimes unlearning—internalized fatphobia, and—in more than one instance—developing self-love that turns into a fight for body positivity and plus size lives everywhere. Some authors are known body justice […]
We humbly present you with a few books for a course in Fat History 101. These books, researched and written by credentialed historians, anthropologists, and other experts, illuminate the social history of fat bodies.
The holidays are officially upon us. If you’re like me, that means holiday parties with friends, family, and coworkers. Last year, I had six special occasion events that required cocktail or formal attire. That’s a lot for this girl on a budget! Luckily, I had a closet full of options thanks to my previous career […]
As seasons change and you start planning holiday parties and gatherings, I hope the plans in your head are nothing short of grand. All the fancy things. Stinky cheeses, shiny decorations, and sweet confections. I also expect the comfort of your guests is on your mind. And since chances are you have at least one […]
According to a recent survey conducted by AllGo, 95% of plus-size people experience anxiety when going somewhere new. What’s the leading cause of that anxiety? Not knowing if the place they’re headed to will have plus-size friendly seating. What makes seating plus-size friendly? Over the last year, we’ve collected thousands of reviews, hundreds of survey […]
On yesterday’s episode of This Is Us, the moment I’ve been waiting for finally happened. The show finally addressed one of the least talked-about realities of living in a large body. The reality that sometimes: The world simply doesn’t fit.
The needs of fat students cannot continue to be ignored. A small desk tells every fat student on campus that they are not welcome. It is one more piece of evidence that something is wrong with them, and they don’t belong. Instead, college and university leadership must take steps to increase the accessibility of their spaces, especially classrooms.
Lizzo took a few moments during her VMA performance to say, “I’m tired of the bullshit. And I don’t have to know your story to know that you’re tired of the bullshit too. It’s so hard trying to love yourself in a world that doesn’t love you back. Am I right?”
AllGo is seeking a Lead Developer to oversee the ongoing technical maintenance and development of our existing and future products. Our company’s mission is to make the world more accessible for plus-size people. And we’re looking for a full stack developer who is excited for the opportunity to take on a leadership and management role as the company grows.
AllGo is seeking models of all body sizes, shapes, colors, ages, abilities and genders for a series of shoots in Portland, Oregon this summer. These photos will be published on open-source photography websites like Unsplash in an effort to diversify the offerings of those sites.