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Wide Open Town: San Francisco 1933-1965


How did San Francisco become a gay mecca? Was it the Gold Rush? Post-prohibition liquor laws? The bar scene? Marilyn Pittman talks with Nan Boyd, Professor of Women's Studies at San Francisco State University and the author of "Wide Open Town: A History of Queer San Francisco to 1965."  A special rebroadcast from 2008 in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Out In The Bay on KALW (come to our Party and Radio Taping on April 29th: outinthebay.com ).  Airing: Thursday, April 9th, 2015, at 7pm Pacific, 91.7fm and kalw.org.