EDGE BOSTON -- June 21 -- It all started with a lesbian in San Francisco, Linda Carlson, who tried to post a personal ad on eHarmony, which was rejected. Her recent lawsuit has gotten bloggers, pundits and gay rights groups weighing in. eHarmony, a straight dating site, has long rattled the LGBT community by refusing to match gays. Dale Carpenter, Julius E. Davis professor of law at the University of Minnesota Law School, believes that the lawsuit has a chance of success based on the California anti-discrimination law. eHarmony claims its tests don't accomodate gay psychology and the site caters to straight Christians.
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