Amy, a lesbian in her thirties, has established an academic career and a relationship in a city far from her small Midwestern hometown. After years of having no contact with her old friends, Amy discovers that her high school crush, Gina, is still living in Willow Bay, which prompts her to finally go back for a visit. But whens he arrives, Amy finds childhood pal Gavin, a gay man who is living with Gina, suffering from anorexia; Gina herself is moodily detached from life and relationships. Meanwhile, Amy's youthful vice of self-mutilation has never been resolved, and the reunion forces all three to examine the shame they experienced as gay adolescents. When her complicated past with both of them starts to creep into the present, Amy is faced with making some tough decisions about her own life.