Elsie leaves her husband Tito to take care of Alice, her lesbian lover, who is dying of cancer. But Alice won't have her until she admits her sexuality to Tito and the world. Elsie decides not to do that because she is too afraid and she is pregnant. Though Alice still loves Elsie, she forces her to go back to Tito until the baby is born. However, the birth takes it toll on all of those involved.