‘Twentieth Century Way’ recounts Long Beach Police entrapping gay men

LONG BEACH — In 1914, Long Beach was in the midst of huge religious revival, and Mayor Louis Wheaton embarked on his conservative agenda. Wheaton was determined to keep alcohol out of the city, stop illegal gambling, and run “social vagrants” (code for gay men) out of town, and he didn’t care if people’s lives … Continue reading ‘Twentieth Century Way’ recounts Long Beach Police entrapping gay men