"There are plenty of other options, including a number that are very open to LGBT people and always have been." Man used Christian dating site to find his rape victim: cops Lee was also disappointed that the website only changed its policy after settling a lawsuit.
ating site Christian Mingle must now admit gay users, after two gay men won a class-action claim against its owner, Spark Networks.
But what have those men really gained for their trouble?
But the new search function likely won’t prove very useful to gay men or women — the site now lets them view profiles of the same gender, but does not specifically show them fellow gay users.
“My sense is that a fair number of gay Christians will probably not be interested simply because they’re not interested in giving money to a company that has to be forced by the courts to serve them,” Gay Christian Network Executive Director Justin Lee said.
Christian Mingle includes "man seeking woman" and "woman seeking man" options for users, but does not include alternatives for users seeking members of the same sex.
The men who tried to use the site claimed that the limited options violated California's anti-discrimination law, reports the (WSJ).The LGBT community can now find love on Christian Mingle.com, after the religious dating website was hit with discrimination claims.The owner of the largest online dating communtiy for Christian singles has agreed to allow gay and lesbian users find matches on its website, which previously had restrictive settings, after settling class-action claims from two gay men in California courts, the Wall Street Journal reported.“Like all other companies, we must abide by the laws that govern our state and nation,” the email said.Prior to the lawsuit, the site offered two options: man seeking woman, or woman seeking man.Christian Mingle.com, an online dating service for Christian singles, must now accommodate gay and lesbian users, a California judge ruled.