Dana is stunned when she learns a big secret about her younger brother, Howie, when he tags along with her and Alice at the annual Gay Pride Parade of 2005. Meanwhile, Mark tries to make amends with Jenny and Shane about his videotaping of them, and Jenny eventually tells him that he can stay with them, but on the condition that they cannot be friends. Kit and Bette keep a hospital bedside vigil for their father, Melvin, after learning that he has terminal prostate cancer but worse still, is refusing treatment. Tina also brings Helena along to the Gay Pride Parade, while Shane decides to try to open up to Carmen. At the end, Jenny uncovers a long-repressed and shocking memory about her childhood after visiting a bondage club.