Thomas Peters

Former Communications Director, National Organization For Marriage

—Insisted that Jesus calls for gay people’s “conversion.”

—A supporter of so-called “ex-gay” therapy, Peters has claimed “change happens” but the mainstream media just doesn’t talk about it.

—Has compared being gay to alcoholism, backing a “12-step program for people with same-sex attraction.”

—Said the Catholic church cannot support pro-LGBTQ clubs because they “promote behaviors that hurt the human person like these clubs do.”

Wrote that LGBTQ rainbow flag represented: “an agenda that, at its heart, contradicts and denies, among other things, the teachings of Christ and His Church about the nature and destiny of the human person.”


The GLAAD Accountability Project catalogs anti-LGBTQ rhetoric and discriminatory actions of politicians, commentators, organization heads, religious leaders, and legal figures, who have used their platforms, influence and power to spread misinformation and harm LGBTQ people.