The settlement applies to a few other Sparks Networks sites.
Christian Mingle has already changed its homepage to ask users about their own gender and let them select their own search parameters.
(In July this year, ALM rebranded as Ruby, though the report refers to the company by its previous name).
Ashley Madison, which goaded more prudish corners of the internet with the tagline "Life is short.
The company brought in million last year running niche sites including JDate.com, LDSSingles.com, Catholic Mingle.com, and Adventist Singles Connection.com, as well as sites for black, aging, and deaf daters.There's also a mobile app, some content specific to in a newspaper-style format, and registration with the online version of the Better Business Bureau.There aren't a lot of extra features over at that I say honestly say you'd want to sign up for - in fact, after it's initial heyday, I'm a bit surprised it's still around.But it's one that Ashley Madison might be wishing it adopted after it was hacked last year.Now, the Canadian company behind Ashley Madison, Avid Life Media (ALM), has been the subject of a scathing report from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Australian Privacy Commissioner, criticising ALM's actions following the massive data breach.It's a straightforward site with steady user numbers (hovering around the five million mark for years, now around eight million), but little terribly new or exciting to check out.Membership Costs.95 USD for 1 month, .95 USD for 6 months or .95 USD for 1 year.A free membership with no expiry date offers curious singles the opportunity to access almost all of Date.com's site features except for their computerized matching system, email and/or video contact with other users, or access to the chat rooms.As users never get purged from the system (in my experience anyway -- I've had a membership lie dormant there for over six years now, and it's still there each time I sign up), it's tricky to tell if someone is just there, or, well, really using the system. Use the "new" search option, so you only see the newest members at the top of your results.Advocates for traditional marriage consider the Christian Mingle lawsuit settlement an infringement on religious liberty, grouping the decision with broader societal and legal pressure on those opposed to gay marriage.Courts in multiple states have recently weighed whether Christian wedding vendors can refuse same-sex couples, and California lawmakers have proposed new restrictions designed to eliminate many existing faith and sexuality requirements at religious colleges.