This documentary film is about tragedy, insult, and empowerment. The tragedy comes at the beginning — the horrific drowning of Kate Fleming, witnessed by her wife Charlene Strong, in a flash flood in their home. The insult comes right on tragedy’s heels as Charlene is kept from her wife’s last moments in the hospital and is ignored by the funeral planner. Charlene’s relationship with Kate is denied over and over– first by her exclusion from the ambulance rushing Kate to the ER, then by a hospital’s cold and impersonal bureaucratic process, and a finally during a funeral director’s bigotry-based ignorance of the family bond between this woman and her dead wife.