The company first entered the online dating business with Jewish dating site JDate.com, though that property was not impacted by the judge’s order.
A spokesperson for Spark Networks told the that the company was “pleased to resolve this litigation.” For the next two years, “Spark will ensure that the ‘man seeking woman’ and ‘woman seeking man’ options on the gateway/home pages of the Mingle sites ask only whether the user is a ‘man’ or a ‘woman,’” reads the judgment.
Since then I've been working to build a place for lesbians to meet, talk, learn about each other, and (with any luck! In their responses, I found 10 words that kept coming up again and again.
The hustle and bustle of modern life often makes it difficult to connect with other women.
It was frustrating, feeling like I just couldn't find anyone I liked... Support groups and lesbian communities were not well-publicized, and hard to find unless you knew who to talk to.I kept looking for an easy solution, but there wasn't one. There just wasn't an easy way to be a part of the community.Finally, 13 years ago, I realized that if anyone was going to build the place I dreamed of, it would have to be me. When I started working on Pink Sofa, I consulted with lesbians all over the world to find out what they valued in a community.“While there are people who will insist that a gay Christian is an oxymoron, there are thousands of gay Christians around the world who have come to recognise that there is a place for us at God’s table and in God’s church, and have been able to hold firmly to their faith while not denying who they are.” Even though the website is being launched today, it has been attracting a lot of attention from would be members already.As the site was being created, over 1800 people signed up to the database.