Online dating service e Harmony has agreed to create a new Web site — "Compatible Partners" — for gay and lesbian users, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General announced. Neil Clark Warren in 2000, said the settlement was triggered by a Law Against Discrimination complaint filed by Mc Kinley against the online service on March 14, 2005.Created as part of a settlement with Eric Mc Kinley, a gay man from New Jersey, the Web site will provide services for users seeking same-sex partners by March 31, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights Director J. As part of the agreement, e Harmony will pay Mc Kinley ,000 and will provide him a one-year complimentary membership.Is this a good way to meet people, by going through a very time consuming 5 step process to just start communicating by email and then email exchange a few times which takes even more time and after a meeting there may not even be any chemistry...it's seems like an awful lot of work for just one date with someone that you may not even connect with! Meanwhile, another one I was on for a couple of months led to talking to bunches of wonderful men and going out with two (and that's just because I'm very picky! The whole thing is contrived, as if as a group, the dating site crowd collectively build up a fairy tale world in which all the dirty shallow reality of the real world doesn't apply.
Personally, Mingle2day and eharmony worked best for me. I called after 3 weeks and was told I was supposed to log on regularly to get matches. They refused and said I need to log on regularly to "refresh", and then I would get new matches.
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"With the launch of the Compatible Partners site, our policy is to welcome all single individuals who are genuinely seeking long-term relationships," e Harmony Vice President of Legal Affairs Antone Johnson said in a statement.
The New Jersey settlement is not the first lawsuit filed against e Harmony for failing to accommodate sex-same users.