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A representative for the company told The Wall Street Journal that leaders were “pleased to resolve this litigation,” but others are frustrated by the outcome.“Twitter critics of the court decision are saying that it’s the result of a ‘bully verdict,’ an assault on religious liberty, or worse,” CBC News reported.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.Additionally, “Spark Networks agreed that within two years, it would adjust other searching and profile features to give gay and lesbian singles a more tailored experience,” the article noted.The lawsuit focused on a California anti-discrimination law.
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“Known as the Unruh Civil Rights Act, the state law requires ‘business establishments’ to offer ‘full and equal accommodations’ to people regardless of their sexual orientation,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
Spark Networks did not admit wrongdoing as part of the settlement agreement, but “it did agree to pay each plaintiff ,000 and cover the 0,000 they had accumulated” in legal fees, CBC News reported.
The dating sites previously “required new users to specify whether they’re a man seeking a woman or a woman seeking a man,” The Wall Street Journal reported.
Now, people will simply sign-up as a male or female.