Mind The Gap

The AllGo Journal of all things with large bodies in mind

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Why The Sidelines Are Not Good Enough

Over the next few days, we’re going to shine a light on some of the powerful stories illustrate the need for AllGo. This is a story about the fierce and fabulous Shilo George.     I met Shilo George on Monday, October 2, 2017 on the first night of an entrepreneur boot camp. As women […]

Strong, Practical, and Hopeful: J of Comfy Fat

I love nothing more than to curl up all comfy on a lazy Sunday at Casa Alexander. But lately, I’ve been inspired by J Aprileo of Comfy Fat to ponder an alternate reality: “What if traveling could feel more like a lazy Sunday and less like a stressful grind on my body?” I think we […]

I’m Sexy And Chrystal Knows It

Chrystal Bougon, the woman behind Curvy Girl Lingerie, “calls bullshit” on the idea that fat people are not sexy. Oh, and the fact that she’s built a successful business around this idea says she’s right. Curvy Girl Lingerie designs and produces beautiful lingerie specifically for sizes 12 to 28 and shows that fat bodies “can […]

Why We Absolutely Love Fat Kid Dance Party

There are just too many things to love about Bevin Branlandingham. She’s been part of the fat acceptance movement for over fifteen years, penned many a blog on her queer-fat experience at QueerFatFemme.com, produced a podcast before it was cool, and founded Fat Kid Dance Party: an inclusive, accessible dance aerobics class that’s currently on […]

Do Good Today: Get Out Your Shovel

One of the easiest ways we can live up to the “In Our America” signs in the front windows of our homes and businesses is to shovel snow when it starts to fall. I live in Portland, Oregon and while we’re gaining experience with snow that sticks, many of us still don’t take the time […]

The Purpose of This App Will Inspire You

Like so many other fat people, every time I am invited to a new restaurant (not to mention a new music venue or movie theater), I experience a wash of anxiety. What will the seats be like? If I get there 15 minutes early, will I be able to make sure the booths are big […]

You Need This Body Positive Podcast In Your Life

The Podcast Renaissance is alive and well in my life. I listen to political shows, pods that turn honesty into an art form, and shows that just tell great stories. If we ever run into each other and you ask me what my favorite podcast is, I will have a really hard time choosing just […]

Imagine A New Way Of Sharing Public Spaces

2018 is going to be a big year. This blog post will be the first of many. Our team will grow. Our beta will launch. We want to make sure you’re involved, every step of the way. Don’t miss an update Sign up to test our beta when it goes live in your area.  Write […]