When Jason, who lost his basketball scholarship when he came out, is asked to speak at the opening of a new GLBT high school in Los Angeles, his boyfriend Kyle wants to come along so they can spend the summer together. Nelson, who has a car, joins them for the road trip. Through this wild ride they encounter variations on the gay experience, including gay-bashers, a boy who lives like a girl, and a couple in a long-term relationship. Rainbow Road traces the journey of three young men in search of themselves.