He meets Ian and asks him for directions since he has come to help with the new homeless shelter. He spots the head Frank Gallagher and is surprised to hear that he is Ian's father.
Sometime later, he and Ian hang out a bar where Ian learns Trevor is transgender and this causes mild tension but they reconcile. The two soon get closer and he comes to see the dysfunction of the Gallagher Family and is amused by it.
He also tells Frank that he should be lucky that the homeless only threw him out after the latter protests about not being let back in his home. He watches Ian pepper spray his father and is surprised by the Gallagher lifestyle. He soon witnesses Frank take Liam to school as another way at making amends with his son.
In Ouroboros, Trevor helps Ian forgive his mother Monica Gallagher after she returns and he gets to know her. He is upset when Ian wants to see his post operation face but gets over it when Ian is upset with Monica.
In Requiem For a Slut, Ian informs Trevor of his cheating and Trevor is upset but tells Ian that he will go with him to Monica's funeral but after that he won't associate with him again. Trevor watches as Frank speaks up for Monica by making a touching statement and leaving.
Trevor seems like he could not forget about Ian, and vice versa. He seems to be dating someone else, but one of his friends comments on Ian and says that, "You let him go because he f**ked an old boyfriend?" Ian also comments on Trevor while talking with Rita.
In the middle of season, Trevor reveals to Ian that when he is upset he goes to a "chub" bar to hook up with larger men. He admits that he had been there most recently because he had been upset about Ian's brief resurrected relationship with Mickey Milkovich. Very soon, the two begin to make amends and have sex at one point
Once Ian becomes a religious fanatic, Trevor tries to stop him from bringing the homeless teens with him but is ignored.
- He was Ian's second real boyfriend.
- He is the first recurring character on the show to be transgender.