Tag: change.org

HeadCount at Ten: 2009, What’s Your Issue?

If HeadCount was going to become a sustainable organization that it is today, branching beyond voter registration was essential. It wasn’t just about keeping busy or attracting funding. It was a question that got down to HeadCount’s reason for existence.

Posted in 10th anniversary

With Lawsuits Flying Over Voting Rights, HeadCount Steps Up

Lawsuits are flying over attempts by Kansas and Arizona to change or disallow the federal voter registration form potentially creating a two-tier system where some residents can only vote in Federal elections. HeadCount put together a petition on the issue — which has almost 35,000 signatures, and counting.

Women’s Festival Must Choose Between The Indigo Girls and Transgender Ban

The Indigo Girls and other activists are threatening to boycott this women’s music festival. What’s got them upset?

Posted in Music and Activism

Jay-Z Apologetic for “Big Pimpin'” Lyrics

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Jay-Z appears apologetic about decade-old words that appear to condone prostitution, violence and general disrespect of women.