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Australian doctor Kate Brennan, a senior registrar specialising in palliative care medicine, is passionate in her opposition to euthanasia. Her mother, Edie Henley who lives in England, is just as passionate about her right to die. Kate must bring Edie out to Australia but places her in a nearby retirement village, which is her mother’s worst nightmare. Kate struggles with her own problems and children, while trying to find a way back to a relationship with her mother.
Queer Plotline Timeline
Kate’s transgender son, Oberon, deals with life as a trans teen. Kate’s mother Edie deals with a life of lies and regrets, but also exploration of new possibilities later in life.
Notable Queer-Centric Episodes
- Season 1, Episode 8 “Metastasized” – Edie questions Pamela about pictures in her home and a recent visitor. Pamela comes out when she tells Edie the mystery woman is her ex-wife.
- Season 1, Episode 9 “With Sparkles – Edie and Pamela further their friendship-with-benefits.
- Season 1, Episode 10 “Picking Scabs” – In the season finale, Edie and Pamela’s relationship “intensifies.”