Guy Erwin is also the denomination's first Native American bishop.
The European court of human rights on Tuesday rejected an appeal brought by three British Christians, two of whom say they were punished at work for not wanting to serve same-sex couples.
The group tried to enter with deliberately soiled hands, a response to the New York archbishop's recent statement that LGBT worshippers were welcome if they washed their hands.
The former ex-gay leader said Christianity changed many things for him, but his sexual orientation wasn't among them.
The man who was once the face of what it means to be "ex-gay" has renounced all reparative therapy.
Libby Phelps Alvarez escaped the Westboro Baptist Church four years ago, but now she's back in Topeka, this time supporting LGBT equality and antibullying programs.