Torch Song Trilogy is a 1988 gay movie about Arnold a New York drag queen. He meets Ed a school teacher who is bisexual and they fall in love. Ed has however not accepted his homosexuality and leaves Arnold for a girlfriend named Laurel. During Christmas Arnold meets a male model called Alan and they fall in love. They apply to foster a gay teenager named David and it succeeds. They move to a bigger apartment but Alan is killed in a homophobic attack on that first day. Months later Arnold's mother visits and disapproves of his homosexuality and planned adoption of a gay boy. Arnold's mother later loosens up and Ed comes back into his life more stable and accepting that he is a homosexual.