A City Comes Out: How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay and Lesbian Paradise

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Barricade Books, Sep 1, 2008 - History - 192 pages
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Today, Palm Springs' gay-owned businesses are flourishing, and even the Palm Springs Art Museum cashes in by hosting gay fundraising events. Quite a change from the 1960s, when a local pastor was run out of town when it was discovered that he was gay. But one thing is still missing from Palm Springs--a history of the city's transformation from a winter family resort town into a year-round, world-famous gay destination.

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User Review  - richardderus - LibraryThing

Oh my dear sweet goddesses. ANOTHER gossipy tell-not-so-much entry in the evergreen (apparently) "Was THAT ONE queer, too?" celebrity book genre. I don't really care that much who is/was/will be ... Read full review


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David Wallace is a journalist who has covered celebrities and the movie industry for over twenty years. He lives in Los Angeles.

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