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Melissa Etheridge on how 'my queerness protected me' in a music scene unforgiving to women

While it hasn't been easy, being queer has given Melissa Etheridge a unique perspective on the music industry.

Melissa Etheridge Has Always Written 'Genderless' Music — Here's Why

The iconic singer talks about her new album, One Way Out. 

Melissa Etheridge Pays Homage to Lesbian Bars in 'Cool as You Try'

Her latest single celebrates the beleaguered community spaces.

Melissa Etheridge Returns to Form With Retro Rock Single 'One Way Out'

The song is the first single off of her upcoming album of previously unreleased tracks from the '80s and '90s.

Beckett Cypher, Son of Melissa Etheridge and Julie Cypher, Dead at 21

The music icon says she lost her son to "opioid addiction." 


Melissa Etheridge & Daughter Perform Moving Rendition of 'Fix You'

Etheridge and daughter Bailey Cypheridge trade off on verses and instruments for an electrifying performance. 

Melissa Etheridge Praises Kelly Clarkson's Cover of Her Lesbian Anthem

Clarkson crushed a version of Etheridge's "I'm the Only One" in the "Kellyoke" segment of her talk show. 

Melissa Etheridge on Weed, Women, and the End of Trump

The lesbian icon talks to The Advocate about her upcoming performance at WorldPride and much, much more.

Brandi Carlile & Melissa Etheridge Share Praise in Twitter Love Fest

The trailblazing lesbian musicians enjoyed a sweet Twitter exchange following Carlile's Grammy wins and stunning performance. 

Caitlyn Jenner Loses Malibu Home in Woolsey Fire

The California wildfire has forced other celebrities, including Alyssa Milano, Lady Gaga, and Melissa Etheridge, to evacuate. 

Adam Lambert and Melissa Etheridge Tear Up 'I'm the Only One' at GLAAD

Lambert was the perfect addition to Etheridge's lesbian anthem. 

The Voice's Molly Stevens Apologizes for Calling Kelly Clarkson 'Small-Minded'

Stevens took umbrage at Clarkson favorably comparing her to lesbian singers Melissa Etheridge and the Indigo Girls while also omitting a comparison to Patty Griffin.

Melissa Etheridge and Gay Men's Chorus Rock Women's March

"Change starts right here with yourself," Etheridge said before launching into "Uprising of Love."

Melissa Etheridge's 'Pulse' Is an Anthem for Our Sorrow

The legendary out singer initially wrote a song about Orlando to make herself less scared and angry. But putting it out into the world "feels like holding someone's hand."


Why Melissa Etheridge Spurned Brad Pitt's Sperm

One reason the rock 'n' roller didn't choose the actor, she says, is that he had no prior experience being a dad.

WATCH: Melissa Etheridge Debuts Song to Help Gay Russians

Melissa Etheridge marked the launch of Uprising of Love, a new social movement dedicated to supporting LGBT Russians, with a new song.