Resources To Get Through COVID19

By ena ganguly Only three months into 2020 and we are facing a global pandemic. COVID19, an airborne virus that causes fever, shortness of breath and cough, has directly affected over 60,000 U.S. residents. Times are scary for many of us, especially for those of us who don’t have access to medical care, are not getting paid, don’t get have …

The Connection between Intimacy and Community Healing

By Bryan Garcia As February gets off to a start and Valentine’s Day approaches, we tend to get divided (willingly and sometimes unwillingly) into a couple of different groups. The first may be especially excited to get together with their significant other(s) and bask in the love they have for one another with a thoughtfully planned evening (Cute!). We also …

It’s 2020. Now What?

By ena ganguly Hi, if you are reading this it means you are in the year 2020. Every new year, our world believes in setting resolutions to lose weight, start a hobby, get that promotion, or be more healthy. Like all seasons throughout the year, this too is cyclical and repetitive. And though we make these steely resolutions in earnest, …

A Short Guide On How To Thrive During The Holidays

By ena ganguly We are nearing the end of the year, which for some, signify major celebrations. This maybe a time for you to meet with family and friends and come together for food, memories, and quality time together. Though this time may be tough, relaxing, or a mix of the two, remember that there are steps that you can …

Why Off-Screen Time is Important

By ena ganguly Like most all people with a smartphone, I have my fair share of social media accounts and apps. Admittedly, although I enjoy connecting with others and staying up to date on their lives, the memes, funny videos and Twitter screenshots on social media is also one of the main reasons I enjoy getting on a social media …

5 Ways to Stay Above the Winter Blues

By ena ganguly The on-again-off-again Texas winter is upon us! You never really know what you’re going to get, and for how long you’re going to get it. One thing is definite though: the short days and early nights.  Now that we are experiencing less sunlight, more rain, clouds, and night time, we may feel less bubbly and more blue, …

A Love Letter to Queer People of Color Around The World

By ena ganguly Queer people of color are everywhere. Wherever there is land, there are queer people of color. That’s why when we, here at allgo, talk about ‘community’, we always refer to it in the plural: communities, because queer people of color are a part of most all communities in the world.  Since time immemorial, queer people of color …

5 Signs of a Toxic Workspace & What To Do When You’re In One

By ena ganguly It’s rare to meet queer people of color who have had consistently positive experiences at their workplace, and even more rare to see QPOC owning and managing their own businesses where they get to control their work environment. But, why? After all, we spend a good chunk of our lives at work. Some even say, up to …

Things I would’ve wanted to know growing up as Queer

By Maria Jose De La Cruz I don’t know about yall but as someone who grew up in New Braunfels, Texas growing up I never knew people who were queer until my senior year of high school. Moving to Austin helped me feel more comfortable exploring my queerness but not everyone lives in a city where there’s a lot of …

An Unconventional Home

By Maria Jose De La Cruz I don’t know where I am from. I was born in a place unknown to me, People ask me where I am from, And I have to think hard. Where Am I from? Here? No. There are no papers that show the U.S. is my Home But this is not my only Home. I …