Founded in the USA, is a subscription-based site that registers more than 800,000 new members each month and generates over 600 million monthly page views.
The lawsuit claimed that by solely offering to find a compatible match for men seeking women or women seeking men, the company was violating state law barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
As of June 2004, there are more than 12 million active members worldwide.
Founded in the USA, is a subscription-based site that registers more than 880,000 new users every month.
Linda Carlson, of California, sued the online dating service in May 2007, alleging it discriminated against gays, lesbians and bisexuals.
Carlson said she tried to use the Web site a month earlier to meet a woman, but was refused based on her sexual orientation.
"Such outright discrimination is hurtful and disappointing for a business open to the public in this day and age," Carlson said in a statement.