Jesus’ favorite website just got a lot more fabulous thanks to common sense. Two men filed a lawsuit against faith based dating sites for discrimination.
From the WSJ:
Two gay men filed class-actions claims against Spark Networks Inc.in California courts in 2013 alleging that ChristianMingle.com and several other sites in the company’s portfolio of niche dating services excluded users looking to meet singles of the same sex.
ChristianMingle, billed as the largest online community for Christian singles, required new users to specify whether they’re a man seeking a woman or a woman seeking a man. The lead plaintiffs, two gay men who tried using it, claimed that the limited options violated California’s anti-discrimination law.
Could this be a push back against some of the homophobic bathroom bills and religious freedom laws popping up in states around the country. A cultural tide seems to be shifting, even if it takes the government to recognize it.
Maybe Christian Minglers should take a listen to this: