Meanwhile, Tina considers her new attraction to Helena as she moves out of Bette's place for the second time. Jenny finds herself with writers block, and saying an emotional goodbye to Tim as he prepares to leave town for a teaching job back in Ohio. Meanwhile, Charlotte Birch sets up Jenny with another meeting with Burr Connor to ghost write his autobiography where he privately reveals to Jenny that he too happens to be gay, and does not want to come out of the closet. Following Charlotte Birch's advice, Jenny decides to bond more with Carmen. Also, Mark becomes more obsessed with Shane when he hires a prostitute, named Kelly, to seduce her so he can secretly videotape it.
Later, Shane gets stoned in which she gets beaten up, and is rescued by Mark. Both Carmen and Shane question Jenny's moody behavior throughout the trip, in which after wards, Jenny confronts Mark and forces him to come clean to them about his video project and Carmen's feelings for Shane. Tina also ignores Bette's warnings that Helena is dangerous and does anything to get what she wants. Kit tracks down Ivan at her cabin in the country and proposes a business partnership that Ivan agrees to consider. Meanwhile, Dana and Tonya have a get together with Dana's parents to discuss their upcoming nuptials.
Tina also ignores Bette's warnings that Helena is dangerous and does anything to get what she wants. Regretful over her tryst with Candace, Bette promises Tina that her philandering is over and asks her to come home. Season 2, Episode 9: Late, Later, Latent Original Air Date: 17 April 2005 Dana is stunned when Alice requests a bold sexual favor from her: a new strap-on. Jenny gets some confidence from her new shortened hairstyle, while Mark launches a new video project, with both Jenny and Shane being the center of it. Jenny finds herself with writers block, and saying an emotional goodbye to Tim as he prepares to leave town for a teaching job back in Ohio.
Shane draws the attention of high-powered producer Veronica Bloom. But Dana isn't prepared for when Tonya reveals her own secret about being involved with Melissa Rivers, one of Dana's sponsors. Season 2, Episode 13: Lacuna Original Air Date: 15 May 2005 Melvin's funeral service is attended by a surprise guest, Gloria Steinem, as Bette gets stunning news about her job when her boss, Franklin, fires her over the board keeping Leo Herrera as the manager. As Dana prepares to travel to La Jolla for a demonstration tennis match, Alice tells Dana to call off the wedding with Tonya. Also, Shane has a run-in with a movie producer, named Veronica Bloom whom, after seeing Shane's quick wit and determination, offers her a job.
Meanwhile, Alice and Dana try taking their secret relationship to a different level with new sexual positions. But his sleazy and narrow-minded producer, dissatisfied that there still isn't enough sex or nudity in it, terminates Mark's employment. Alice continues to struggle with her jealousy over Dana being around Lara. Meanwhile, Tina goes into a surprisingly difficult labor and is forced to go to the hospital as the situation gets more difficult, and dangerous. Also, Dana and Tonya take Alice, Shane, and Tina for a night on the town to a strip club. Also, Tina is devastated when she finds an e-mail love letter from Candace on Bette's computer.
Dana and Alice continue to hide their attraction, while Toyna decides to make a show of her impending marriage to Dana. Joyce also offers Tina a place to stay at her guest house during her legal battle. Jenny gets some confidence from her new shortened hairstyle, while Mark launches a new video project, with both Jenny and Shane being the center of it. But they have no luck with interviews until a dashing young film maker, named Mark Wayland, drops by and charms both of them. Meanwhile, Mark tries to make amends with Jenny and Shane about his videotaping of them, and Jenny eventually tells him that he can stay with them, but on the condition that they cannot be friends. Alice and Dana can't resist each other.
Shane lands a new lover, named Carmen de la Morales, whom she meets at a movie studio while doing hairstyling for her latest client. Season 2, Episode 1: Life, Loss, Leaving Original Air Date: 20 February 2005 Five months later. Alice becomes jealous when Dana agrees to have dinner with her ex-girlfriend, Lara Perkins. This news has a devastating effect on Jenny even as she prepares for an emotional goodbye with Tim who has accepted a coaching job in Ohio. Season 2, Episode 2: Lap Dance Original Air Date: 27 February 2005 Acting on Alice's advice, Tina decides to hire a famous, but ruthless, feminist lesbian lawyer named Joyce Wischnia, to support and help with her separation from Bette. Also, Tina attends a formal dinner banquet with Helena to receive a prestigious award for Tina's social work.
Season 2, Episode 6: Lagrimas de Oro Original Air Date: 27 March 2005 Alice pushes Dana to break up with Tonya after a major tennis tournament. Shane draws the attention of high-powered producer Veronica Bloom. Shane pushes Jenny to be more aggressive with Carmen. Also, Peggy Peabody arrives in Los Angeles and lays down the laws with Helena over her custody battle with Winnie for their two kids. But Tina is revealed to be hiding a shocking secret from her friends that she happens to be pregnant again.
Kit finally hooks up with Benjamin and persuades a lonely Bette to attend one of his seminars. Meanwhile, Tina comes between Helena and her ex lover, Winnie Mann, over custody of their two young children. Shane continues her flirtation with production assistant Carmen on the set of a music video. Shane finally decides to try out a relationship with Carmen, and Mark gets renewed confidence when he gets another video taping job. Carmen is both dejected and intrigued by Shane's inability to open up, but is also attracted to Jenny.
Season 2, Episode 10: Land Ahoy Original Air Date: 24 April 2005 Dana, Alice, Shane, Carmen and Jenny take an eventful Olivia Cruise on a ship around the Caribbean. Shane lands a new lover, named Carmen de la Morales, whom she meets at a movie studio while doing hairstyling for her latest client. Season 2, Episode 12: L'Chaim Original Air Date: 8 May 2005 Bette reaches out to Tina as she and Kit decide to take her father home to Bette's house from the hospital for his final days. Jenny also finds out about Mark's voyeurism when she accidentally discovers his videotape collection where on one, Carmen's reveals her real feelings for Shane. With Marina gone after learning of her nervous breakdown and her attempted suicide, Kit decides to buy The Planet and continues to have mixed feelings over hanging out with Ivan.