| News |

The Chemistry.com Set

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

On Christmas Eve, The New York Times noted that Dallas-based Chemistry.com -- a Match.com spinoff aimed at coupling "independent-thinking, confident, diverse singles" -- was out to out eHarmony.com as homophobic. (But only because it is?) Over the course of 2007, Chemistry.com ran several ad campaigns mocking eHarmony's refusal to make a same-sex match and eHarmony founder Neil Clark Warren's belief that premartial sex will, ya know, screw up your True Love connection down the road. eHarmony ain't amused with Chemistry, in the legal sense.

Today, Chemistry.com is back at it with the results of a dating survey that says, ya know what, most Americans ain't got no problem with same-sex unions, none t'all. As in, "72% of singles agree that gay people fall in love the same way straight people do." While drunk at 1:34 a.m.? Please, try the veal. --Robert Wilonsky

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.