Indiana’s ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Inspires Twitter Movement

Opponents of Indiana’s Religious Freedom bill, which Indiana’s Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Thursday, fear that it could make it legal for businesses in that state to deny service to LGBT people for religious reasons. The law, which goes into effect July 1, doesn’t mention sexual orientation, but rather specifies that the state or…


What (Gay) Women Want in Entertainment

From such primetime standbys as Grey’s Anatomy and Glee to the new Ellen Degeneres-produced sitcom One Big Happy, it may seem like there’s an awful lot of women who are attracted to other women on television. Yet GLAAD’s annual roundup of LGBT representation on TV found that just 3.9% of regular characters on American series shown…


Obama defends consumer agency as it unveils controversial payday loan rules

President Barack Obama leaped to the defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday as the beleaguered federal watchdog agency unveiled proposed federal regulations to rein in payday lending. The proposed rules prompted an outcry from the $46 billion short-term lending industry, which complained that the requirements, if enacted, would choke off…




Public’s Feeling on Taxes Has Distinct Divide: Pew Survey

No one likes to pay taxes but come April 15 many Americans will do just that if they haven’t already, and more than half of them won’t think they’re paying too much. That’s just one of several surprising findings from a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. Fifty-three percent of the public say they’re…


New Solar Freedom Partnership For South Caroliina

Dividend Solar is partnering with SolarWorld and Enphase Energy to offer the Solar Freedom package to South Carolina residents, according to a report in Business Wire. Dividend Solar is a major sponsor of the Solarize South Carolina movement, which seeks to educate homeowners about the benefits of solar power through outreach programs throughout the state. Solar…





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