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National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Puts SA Business in Spotlight

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Puts SA Business in Spotlight

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is spotlighting a San Antonio LGBT-owned business as part of their celebration of National STEM/STEAM Day which seeks to inspire kids to explore and pursue their interests in science, technology, engineering, art and math. The NGLCC selected San Antonio-based Forbrich & Associates LLC, which offers full-service information

Mujer Power: LGBT Powerhouse Cristina Martinez Leads by Example

One week before Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Southeast Texas, my wife Corrissa and I visited Galveston to celebrate our wedding anniversary. While there, we caught up with Cristina E. Martinez, an LBGT rights activist, entrepreneur and insurance agent with more than three decades of community service under her belt. Initially, we’d scheduled an interview

New Board and Logo Unveiled at LGBT Chamber Luncheon

The San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce unveiled new branding and a newly-elected executive board at its annual awards luncheon on March 23 at the Plaza Club. The new board members are: David Solis, head of Security Operations for IBC Bank, who will serve as president; Renee Garvens, senior director of Community & Donor Relations

Local LGBT Activist Recognized by State Social Work Group

A San Antonio activist will be recognized for his work in the LGBT community by the Texas chapter of the National Association of Social Workers during their annual state conference in Arlington, Texas on October 6. The NASW/Texas will honor Robert Salcido, Jr. with the 2016 Public Citizen of the Year Award, which is given

It’s LGBT Prom Season in SA

It’s spring and all around San Antonio high school juniors and seniors are preparing to attend their annual proms. However, for LGBT students, prom night can be filled with anxiety and dread over dress codes and rules forbidding same-sex dates. Last year, Samantha Arielle Lopez, an 18-year-old senior, was told by school officials that she

Ready for Fiesta? Events to Consider

Fiesta San Antonio is observing its 125th anniversary with ten days of parties and parades beginning on April 14. The celebration started in 1891 as a parade to honor the memory of the heroes of the Alamo and the Battle of San Jacinto. It has evolved into one of the premier festivals in the US.

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber Certifies First SA Business

A gay-owned San Antonio business has become the first in the city to be certified by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce as an LGBT Business Enterprise, giving it an opportunity to take advantage of contracting opportunities with other certified, equality-minded companies. With the certification, Forbrich & Associates, LLC of San Antonio is

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