After entering my email address, zip code, and height, I’m asked, “What is your body type? This paradox is one of several that causes me to wonder if increasingly popular Christian dating websites undermine the faith-values of their users.
” My cursor hovers above “Washboard,” but in the end, I select, “I should maybe lose a few.” Next comes eye color, ethnicity, education, occupation, and smoking and drinking preferences. I’m questioned on what type of church I attend, how often I go, and what ministry I’m involved in. As of 2011, Christian Mingle had garnered more than 5 million users, and it generated .9 million in revenue during the first nine months of 2012.
Others include Loveandseek.com, Christian Cafe.com, and Equally
Together, they form a pool of eligible Christian singles that is rapidly growing in size.
For now, Christian Mingle will only ask a user whether he or she is a man or woman."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.As part of the settlement, Spark will also have to pay ,000 each to Aaron Werner and Richard Wright, the two gay men who sued the company, as well as 0,000 in attorneys’ fees.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.