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Janine Francolini | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact
Janine Francolini

In the mental health arena, beauty and hope aren't usually the first things that come to mind so we all need to shine the light on it when we see it.

Great New York State Fair Celebrates First-Ever LGBT Pride In Style

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices

The Empire State’s best entertainment, food, agriculture and technology is once again on prominent display at the annual Great New York State F...

How Melissa Etheridge Got Everything She Wanted (and How You Can Too)

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Alexis Sclamberg

I had the incredible good fortune of speaking to Melissa Etheridge on the phone recently about my favorite topic: manifesting. As the co-founder of a company focused on personal growth, I spend my days learning from incredible experts.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: This Is Melissa Etheridge

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

During this time, my "golden age" of music, I was going to a different show - from Green Day to Stone Temple Pilots to Pearl Jam (of course) - with my best bud Steve and hitting Tower Records to get the next breaking band weekly. It was an amazing time to listen, sing, and mosh.

Melissa Etheridge's French Canadian British American Spanish Ancestor

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.20.2015 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

She swiftly discovers French Canadian ancestors who were embroiled in a bitter lawsuit against a man who got their teenage daughter pregnant and refused to marry her, but there's more to the story than she first thinks.

Is Rihanna Secretly in Love With the Boss?

Steve Matoren | Posted 05.09.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.

Who Do You Think You Are? Returns With Julie Chen

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Who Do You Think You Are?, the popular celebrity roots show, is finally back on Sunday, March 8th at 10/9c on TLC. Kicking off the season is Julie Chen who ventures to China (a first for the series) and rediscovers the grandfather she thought she knew.

Desert AIDS Project Gala Inspires the World to #IMAGINEnoAIDS; Mario Cantone Hosts

Nicholas Snow | Posted 04.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

If you come across this episode prior to February 7th, 2015, attend this year's gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Melissa Etheridge Got It All Wrong

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 01.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

Shame on Melissa Etheridge for using her privilege and public platform to blame herself for her breast cancer and, by extension, blame all lesbian and bisexual women for our disproportionate burden of the disease. She was not cured by simply fixing her diet any more than she caused her cancer by eating poorly.

How Breast Cancer Changed Melissa Etheridge's Relationship With Food

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living

Breast cancer changed a lot about Melissa Etheridge's life, including her relationship with food. The singer-songwriter had a candid conversation w...

Why Melissa Etheridge Is Feeling 'Very Lusty' After 50

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty

As Melissa Etheridge perused the reviews of her latest album, "This Is M.E.," she found a common description of her new songs: "Melissa Etheridge is v...

Melissa Etheridge: 'Famous People Apologize To Me For Not Coming Out'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.03.2014 | Gay Voices

When Melissa Etheridge's fourth album "Yes I Am" catapulted her to international stardom in 1993, the record's title was especially significant consid...

Melissa Etheridge Taps Her Entrepreneurial Spirit With Newest Album 'This Is Me'

Michelle Edgar | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

With a new album on its way next month, iconic artist Melissa Etheridge kept it real Wednesday night and shared her excitement about her independent release of This is M.E. through her own label.

San Francisco Symphony Stirs in Pink Martini, Pixar, ABBA, and More

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

I'm not a fan of the Boston Pops approach to music, but this isn't that.

Melissa Etheridge Talks Marriage, Boston Pops Concerts and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Melissa Etheridge, Grammy- and Oscar-winning recording artist, about making her symphony orchestra debut performing two concerts with the Boston Pops at Symphony Hall on June 12 and 13.

Melissa Etheridge Marries Linda Wallem

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.12.2014 | Celebrity

Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem got married Saturday, May 31, in California two days after their shared birthday. Etheridge took to Twitter to say ...

WATCH: Melissa Etheridge Unleashes 'An Uprising Of Love'

Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Beloved lesbian icon Melissa Etheridge released her new music video this week, calling on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists to e...

Melissa Etheridge: I Would Go To Russia 'With Bells On'

Posted 12.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Melissa Etheridge is joining the ever-growing list of celebrities to sound off on Russia's "gay propaganda" laws. The 52-year-old Grammy Award-win...

What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?: Sheryl Sandberg, Nancy Pelosi, Olympia Snowe and Others Weigh In

Marianne Schnall | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Marianne Schnall

Many other nations have elected women presidents so why not the U.S.? What will it take to chart the conditions to achieve that milestone?

The Cause I Wish More Celebrity Moms Would Champion

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

It's mean-spirited to blame Romijn (or Christina Applegate or Melissa Etheridge) for choosing breast cancer as their cause. But as the parent of a child who lost her life to a pediatric brain tumor, I wish just one of these celebs would lend their wow factor to childhood cancer.

Dog Ears Music: 'If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elvis, Mae West, Peaches, Dinah Washington, Dead Kennedys, and more.

Politicians Have Not Been the Leaders of the Gay Rights Movement

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Joan E. Dowlin

We were compared to drug addicts and the mentally ill. We were even preached to that God hates us. Is it any wonder we were all in the closet back then?


Posted 06.26.2013 | Celebrity

It's been more than three years since she started dating sitcom writer and producer Linda Wallem, and now Melissa Etheridge is looking forward to "exe...

Ask the Mutant: Girl Fight -- Who Is the Brave One?

Eva Moon | Posted 08.24.2013 | Women
Eva Moon

Emotional battle lines were recently drawn when Melissa Etheridge, who has had breast cancer, said that Angelina Jolie, who has not had cancer, did not make "the brave choice" when having preventive surgery because of her BRCA1 status.

Influential Women Share Advice on Staying Calm and Centered in Hectic Times

Marianne Schnall | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Marianne Schnall

In our materialistic society, our quality of life tends to be measured by what we have and produce in the outside world, rather than the experience of our inner world -- our sense of peace, fulfillment and joy.