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eHarmony begins Gay Dating site, Settles gay man’s lawsuit for $5,000

”It’s very frustrating and it’s very humiliating to think that other people can do it and I can’t,” he said. “And the only reason I can’t is because I’m a gay man. That’s very hurtful.”

Eric McKinley, 56, who filed a lawsuit againt the popular heterosexual dating site, eHarmony.com, in 2005. The company settled with him for $5,000 which he reportedly called “fabulous,” plus $50,000 to the state of New Jersey. The company also announced its intentions to launch a separate site for gay dating called Compatible Partners. (Baltimore Sun)

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