The “Hidden Curriculum” Taught by Desks in College Classrooms (Almost) Everywhere

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.

The Single Clothing Item That Gave Me My First Real Taste of Fat Community

It was about six months after I formally launched AllGo. I was in a restaurant bar in Southeast Portland. (The place wasn’t AllGo-approved by the way, but we made it work.) I was with several “fat internet celebrities” and really nervous. I didn’t know if I was [hip/fat-positive/creative] enough to interest them. The group was […]

Win $100 to spend on Kade & Vos

From Wednesday, February 6 to Monday, February 11, AllGo app users will be eligible to win a $100 gift card from Kade & Vos. One winner will be randomly selected from the top 10 users who amass the most points during the contest period. The winner will be notified via email when the contest ends. […]

How To Design a Reception Area that Welcomes People of All Sizes

Written by Rebecca Alexander. For business owners and office managers, creating a warm and welcoming reception area is an important part of the job. From dentist offices to salons, waiting areas are where customers form first impressions of your business. According to recent survey conducted by AllGo, one in three Americans report encountering places where they […]

Win a Free Big Fig Mattress Set

Big Fig Mattress is helping AllGo celebrate our launch by giving a mattress set to one of you! If you haven’t heard of Big Fig Mattress yet, they’re the first mattress company designing specifically for plus-size people. Their product has 1,600 springs, high-density foams, and a cooling layer to help our hot bods stay comfortable all […]

The Should Have Bought That Months Ago List for Late-Summer Plus-Size Comfort

Written by Rebecca Alexander. Art by Havaianas. Early summer has come and gone, mid-summer is passing us by, and we’re officially in the late-summer “When Will This End?!” phase. Heatwaves are rolling across the world and big folks everywhere are wondering how to stay cool and have fun despite the heat! At AllGo HQ, we reached peak […]

Buying a Used Car? This Plus-Size Femme Has You Covered

Written by Rebecca Alexander. Art by Mechanic Shop Femme. Fat-friendly cars (or vehicles that are good for plus-size people) have been on our mind lately at AllGo. We really enjoyed the conversation that ensued on Instagram when we posted a photo of our founder and her furry friend in their ride. (Join the convo here!) So, […]