A City Comes Out: How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay by David Wallace

By David Wallace

at the present time, Palm Springs' gay-owned companies are flourishing, or even the Palm Springs paintings Museum cashes in by way of webhosting homosexual fundraising occasions. fairly a metamorphosis from the Sixties, whilst a neighborhood pastor was once run out of city while it was once found that he used to be homosexual. yet something remains to be lacking from Palm Springs—a historical past of the city's transformation from a wintry weather kinfolk lodge city right into a year-round, world-famous homosexual destination.

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