The Rise and Fall of the National Organization for Marriage

NOM’s Thomas Peters: ‘The church doesn’t believe in gay and lesbian people’

August 28, 2012, by Jeremy Hooper, Guest Contributor

"And so, as a Catholic, the church doesn't believe in gay and lesbian people, Thomas Petersper se, in the way they do. "Born that way," all this kind of stuff. What they believe is there are people born with deep-seated same-sex attraction. So as a Catholic a term which I use is SSA, same-sex attraction, and if you look at, it's also with people who have moven [sic] out of the gay lifestyle into saying "I was a person and am a person with same-sex attraction."

—NOM Cultural Director and Blogger Thomas Peters

**FULL Quote and MUCH, MUCH MORE can be found in Carlos Maza's exclusive (and terrific!) report from the recently-held NOM/Ruth Institute conference: 

EXCLUSIVE: Undercover At NOM's Anti-Gay Student Conference [Eq Matters]