No amount of cherry-picking from Leviticus can explicitly forbid the laying on of same-sex hands, just like no amount of Bible-beating can justify discriminating against an entire subsection of people for a dating app.
For their part, Spark Networks seemed happy with the ruling, with a representative saying that they were “pleased to resolve this litigation.” The judgment is a big win for those who are both LGBT and faithful.
Tinder, which is part of the IAC/Inter Active Corp media conglomerate that also owns dating websites and Ok Cupid, boasts more than 91 million downloads and 1.5 billion swipes every day.
It is reported to have made one billion matches through its app.
But much has changed since then, with thousands of new sites having been launched. A study conducted by Pew Internet in 2013 found that 73 percent of the U. First, it will list the largest social networks in the world based on the number of active users.story (page 60), then you’re ready to speed up your love life.We asked three ELLE women to review a dating app each, for the low-down on what’s hot and what’s not on the online relationship front.Business analyst Matthew Oh, 27, is single and looking for the woman of his dreams.He has done things the old-fashioned way: asking friends to set him up, asking colleagues out and striking up conversations with strangers in bars.