“Nobody wants to have to search through a bunch of profiles of straight folks who are not interested in you,” as Gay Christian Network executive director Justin Lee put it.
In fact, this ruling does not seem to serve anyone: Not the heterosexual user base; not Spark Networks, which got sued into making unplanned changes; and not the LGBT community, which has no way of screening out all those heterosexual Christians gumming up their list of potential matches.
Match is also responsible for more gay Christian meetups, dates, relationships, and marriages than any other dating site.
Why do some relationships last decades while others fizzle out after a few months?
“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.
If you’re a gay Christian, can’t be beat — whether we’re talking about the user base, cost, reputation, or any other aspect.
Religion and sexual orientation can be two of the most important parts of a person’s life, especially when looking for a compatible date or partner.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.Given its design, Christian Mingle has no feature for gay users to find other gay users — everyone is simply put in the same network and must figure out who is gay and who is straight.The Nevertheless, while the suit has forced the site to provide minimally helpful service to the gay Christian crowd, gay Christian leaders continue to see little value in using Christian Mingle.ating site Christian Mingle must now admit gay users, after two gay men won a class-action claim against its owner, Spark Networks.