The settlement announcement comes at a time when anti-discrimination laws and religious liberty protections are repeatedly coming into conflict, such as on college campuses and in state legislatures.
, March 2014 As online dating continues to become a more popular means to finding love, it has also become an easy target for scammers looking for their next victim.
What better way to get into someone’s wallet than through their heart?
According to statisticbrain.com, approximately 41 million people in the United States have tried online dating websites.
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Spark Networks Inc., owner of Christian Mingle.com, and other faith-based dating websites, will make its services more LGBT-friendly after settling a discrimination lawsuit filed by two gay men.
In response to discrimination litigation, online dating site e Harmony will launch Tuesday the gay version of its heterosexual match-making service.
The site, Compatible Partners, was developed as part of a settlement last fall with the New Jersey attorney general.
Bergstrom worked with Mike Thueson and Jessica Sorenson of the university's Purchasing Office to arrange BYU-Idaho's free usage of both sites. Most abstracts are designed to be read in less than 10 minutes.
As of January 1, 2014, popular dating websites, such as e and reported 15 million and 21 million members respectively.
An article recently published in the Wall Street Journal called online dating scams an epidemic.
And some sites, like Plentyof and Ok Cupid, offer basic membership for free.
But most subscription sites automatically renew until the customer cancels, and those fees can add up.