eHarmony launches a new site for LGBT same sex matches


New site is in response to LGBT community complaints in New Jersey

eHarmony the well known match-making service has launched a new Web site that  caters to same-sex singles looking for long-term relationships. The first 10,000 people who register for Compatible Partners will receive a free six-month membership. After that, membership pricing will be comparable to eHarmony’s regular pricing structure.

Compatible Partners  was created by the company as a response to a complaint in 2005 by Eric McKinley, a gay match-seeker from New Jersey. The relationship Web site agreed in the lawsuit to provide a new service for match-seekers identifying themselves as “male seeking a male” or “female seeking a female” by March 31, 2009.