Tina has a talk with Henry about how distant they have become with each other. Tina invites the girls over to her and Henry's house for a party, where they do not bond well with her conservative new friends. Jenny brings her investment agents to the Planet for a night out. Alice also gets angry and upset by one of Jenny's short stories which gets published in a magazine. After Helena's departure from the studio, a new guy, named Aaron, takes the reins as Tina's new boss. Bette finds out that Jodi's been offered a job at an art center in New York state, while Bette also becomes angered by her description in Jenny's book.
Both Shane and Papi take an instant dislike each other after they meet for the first time, while Phyllis has a different reaction after meeting Alice.
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Jenny is interviewed by a lesbian writer, named Stacey Merkin guest star Heather Matarazzoon her new book. Paige decides it's time to explain to her son, Jared, the truth about her relationship with Shane. Max goes out on a date with a straight woman named Brooke, the daughter of his boss, who is not aware of his former gender. Bette's new teaching assistant, Nadia Jessica Capshawbegins having romantic feelings for her. Alice begins a sordid tryst with Phyllis.