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.
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 […]
Would you like to support AllGo and win free clothes (in your size!) at the same time? Then look no further! This April, we’re teaming up with Roaman’s and KingSize, premier online providers of on-trend, plus-size fashion. They’ve given us 10 $1,000 gift cards and we’re passing them along to you! (That’s $10,000 in prizes!) […]
Last summer, we posted a shot of me, my car, and my super cute puppy on Instagram and it ignited a great conversation about cars in our community. We heard dozens of you about the challenges you face while car shopping and taking rides in taxis and their modern-day app-enabled equivalents. I read all of […]
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. […]
This series on campus accessibility will detail common problems plus-size people experience and offer solutions for colleges and universities to implement.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]