03/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Appoints Gay Man To Faith-Based Council

Fred Davie, the openly gay president of Public/Private Ventures, has been named to serve on President Barack Obama's Policy Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Davie will work to provide objective, nonpartisan advice to the president on a variety of public policy matters, including strategies to increase the effectiveness of social services delivered by community and faith-based organizations.

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