Ex-beauty queen Jeannie Colter is a born-again politician who hates homosexuals, and wants to crush them.
William Laird is her devoted father — a wealthy financier who has kept a secret all his life. He is gay.
When his fervent daughter runs for Governor of New York, and he has the money to get her elected, Bill Laird is trapped between family and fanaticism.
A riveting chronicle of politics, religion and gay rights in the 70's