Readership: Those interested in urban history, history of sexuality, California history
Josh Sides, Whitsett Professor of California History and Director of the Center for Southern California Studies, California State University, Northridge
Josh Sides is the Whitsett Professor of California History and the Director of the Center for Southern California Studies at California State University, Northridge. He is the author of L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present.
Introduction: Fred Methner's Street
1 What's Become of the Paris of the West?
2 Sex Radicals and Captive Pedestrians
3 When the Streets Went Gay
4 The Unspoken Sexuality of Golden Gate Park
5 Taking Back the Streets of San Francisco
6 The Many Legacies of AIDS
7 Newcomers, New Revolutionaries, and New Spaces
Epilogue: Where the Wild Things Still Are
Abbreviations and Archival Sources