The company did not admit to any wrongdoing, but it did agree to pay each plaintiff ,000 US and cover the 0,000 they had accumulated together in legal fees.Christian Mingle's homepage now asks users only for their gender.In filing a class-action lawsuit, the men alleged that Spark was breaking California anti-discrimination laws by making it impossible for members of the LGBT community to use its services.Same-sex Christian couples couldn't be matched through Christian Mingle because members couldn't register as gay in the first place.The relationship questionnaire and the personality profile you will receive shortly after you've completed it are also great ways to find out a bit more about yourself.
Christian Match Maker belongs to the latter group, as their main target audience is Christians.
The suit against Spark states that, at the time of its filing, individuals wishing to use the Spark dating sites for Christians, Catholics, Mormons, Seventh-day Adventists, military singles and black singles could only choose from two options on the home screens of these services: "a man seeking a woman" or "a woman seeking a man." Last week, approximately 2½ years after the lawsuit was originally filed, Judge Jane L.
Johnson of the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles County approved a settlement agreement in which Spark agreed to modify its site and search features to include LGBT singles within two years.
Amazingly, websites that were designed around a certain biblical idea of marriage do not adapt well to those with different romantic ideals.
The presumption gay customers must be served wherever they go makes sense in the context of everyday economic transactions.