As Christmas arrives, house mothers Elektra and Blanca are intent on making the festive season special, despite their financial hardship. Meanwhile, the Aids epidemic continues to ravage New York City, Damon runs into trouble at ballet school, and Stan takes his relationship with Angel onto another level - but runs the risk of alienating his family. Dominique Jackson, MJ Rodriguez and James Van Der Beek star in the US drama about the underground world of 1980s ball culture, an outlet for drag queens and transgender people to compete against one another in extravagant fashion contests.