A City Comes Out:
How Celebrities Made Palm Springs a Gay and Lesbian Paradise
by David Wallace
November 2008 | $23.95 | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-56980-349-3
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 was 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. That history is missing no more with the publication of A City Comes Out.