Tag Archives: Chris Forbrich

LGBT Friendly Candidates Treviño and Montaño Vie for District 1 Council Seat

LGBT Friendly Candidates Treviño and Montaño Vie for District 1 Council Seat

District 1 Councilman Roberto C. Treviño came up 113 votes short of victory in the May 6 general election. As a result, he will face off against attorney Michael Montaño who came in second place with 31 percent of the vote. Treviño and Montaño say they are LGBT allies and have expressed support for the

Treviño Campaign Accepted Contributions from Elisa Chan

According to finance reports filed by District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, his re-election campaign has received $1000 in contributions from former District 9 City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who in 2013 voted against the nondiscrimination ordinance and in a recording made by one of her employees, expressed disgust for LGBT people. Chan made two

Stonewall Dems Ready for Candidate Endorsement Forum

Members of the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio are getting ready for the group’s candidate endorsement forum slated for Sunday, March 26. The event, which is open to the public, marks the first for newly-elected Stonewall co-chairs Chris Forbrich and Ellen Stephens. Stonewall sent invitations to all the candidates running in the May 6 municipal

Stonewall Democrats of SA Elect New Leadership

The Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio elected a new slate of officers at their monthly meeting on Monday, January 16. Heading up the board of directors will be new co-chairs Ellen Stephens and Chris Forbrich. Carolee Moore, a former co-chair, will now serve as secretary. Other board members are: Vincent Enriquez, Dee Villarrubia and Sharon

With Declining Membership, Stonewall Dems Contemplate Future

The banquet room at Luby’s Cafeteria was filled to capacity on January 24 when the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio held their candidate endorsement forum ahead of the March primary. The place was packed with politicians and their handlers, media, Stonewall members and others from the community who wanted to get a close-up look at

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

Forbrich to seek District 1 interim council appointment

Business owner and political activist Chris Forbrich confirmed to Out in SA that he will seek the interim appointment for the District 1 City Council seat left vacant by the departure of Diego Bernal. Forbrich, who is openly gay, has made two unsuccessful runs for the District 1 seat, in 2009 and 2011. He said