Author: Bridgid Tatlow

Internet Explodes Over T.I.’s Sexist Voting Preferences

T.I. said that women are definitely not qualified to be president and I said yes to writing a blog about it. I thought Why Not? After all, as a rash and emotional decision-maker in my own feminine right, I am going to vote in the upcoming election. And the person I vote for could be a woman. Ironically,…

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Interview: Patrick Hawco, Veteran and Founder of Electric Forces

Electric Forest was an exceptional experience for HeadCount this year and I had the privilege of being the Team Leader for the event. Over the course of the four-day festival our team registered nearly 500 people to vote, had countless inspirational interactions, and marked the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage with 40,000 of our closest friends. One of…

Posted in Interviews, Music and Activism, Trends in Music and Society

Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Justin Levy

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to Justin Levy, the Executive Director of Conscious Alliance.  Conscious Alliance is a…

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Fare Thee Well Interview Series: Gene Baur

With The Grateful Dead’s 50th Anniversary shows approaching, and HeadCount organizing a “Participation Row” non-profit village at the shows, we are running a series of interviews with key people from non-profits and various social good initiatives tied to the Grateful Dead. Today, we talk to animal rights activist Gene Baur. Click here to view other interviews in…

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ACLU Mobile Justice App aims to Save Lives and Secure Justice

A new ACLU Mobile Justice App allows users to document misconduct by law enforcement on smartphones and alert the community about incidents in progress.

Was That A Cardboard Cup in Hillary’s Campaign Video?

If you googled ‘Climate Change’ on Monday afternoon, like I did, the first article that popped up had a headline reading: “This Is The Most Important Tweet About Hillary’s Announcement And Everyone Pretty Much Ignored It” That tweet by John Podesta, the chairman of Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, is important because it articulates the campaign’s dedication…

Posted in Politics and Elections

System of a Down: Tour to Commemorate 1.5 Million Lives Lost in Armenian Genocide

System of a Down’s Wake Up The Souls tour kicked off this week with a sold out show at Los Angeles’ Forum Arena. The Grammy-winning alternative rock band, whose members are all of Armenian descent, have organized a tour coinciding with the centennial anniversary of the Armenian genocide in an effort to raise awareness of the oft forgotten events in their…

Posted in Human Rights

Three Amazing Oscar Moments and Two Equally Terrible Internet Reactions

This year’s Oscars proved notableas the winners utilized the unique opportunity to touch upon important human rights issues

Posted in Human Rights

Jon Stewart’s Replacement Should Not be Another White Guy

Stewart’s final show is yet undecided but that hasn’t stopped the Internet from exploding with speculation regarding the identity of his successor and after tirelessly skimming online media for answers I have emerged with only one conclusion: If (we) the people have any say in the matter—his replacement will not be a white man.

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HeadCount on Jam Cruise

Jam Cruise is unlike anything that I’ve ever done. And being able to experience it with a group of like-minded HeadCounters made the sweetest musical experience even sweeter.

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