Melissa Etheridge


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  • Birth Place: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/29/1961, Gemini
  • Profession: Singer; songwriter
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Ted Allen Engaged to Partner of 20 Years

Ted Allen celebrated Wednesday's landmark Supreme Court ruling by announcing a milestone of his own: The Chopped host is engaged to his longtime partner Barry Rice!

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Melissa Etheridge Happily Engaged Following DOMA Ruling

Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem are having a great day! The couple announced their engagement Wednesday after the Supreme Court ruled against the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, which secures federal benefits for gay married couples and cleared the way for same-sex marriages in California.

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Melissa Dishes On Brangelina
Producer Commentary: Down with Breeder Marriage
Teresa's Tattoo
Melissa Loves Miley!

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Teresa's Tattoo
Teresa's Tattoo

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GMA 9/29: Congress Calls for Investigation Into Chicago Airport Chaos
Hard Rock
Norma Gay
Phish and Wild Life

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Year Title Description
2013 Melissa Etheridge TV Show Series, Performer
2012 A Home for the Holidays With Rascal Flatts TV Show Series, Performer
2010 A Home for the Holidays TV Show Series, Performer
2009 Kennedy Center Honors TV Show Series, Performer
2009 VH1 Divas TV Show Series, Performer

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Inside the Demise of NBC's Once-Promising Comedy Up All Night

NBC's Up All Night should have been a hit. The show came with a strong comedy pedigree: It starred Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph and was produced by Saturday Night Live don Lorne Michaels. At the center was what seemed to be a relatable premise for the young adults watching the network's upscale comedies: a hip, young couple adjusts to life with a baby.

But two years after creator Emily Spivey shot the pilot (then called Alpha Mom), Up All Night is all but gone, suffering the death of a thousand tinkers. A heavily touted plan to morph the show into a multi-camera sitcom is now mostly abandoned, and some of the outlandish ideas bandied about for the revamp (including one idea involving rock star... read more

Chaz Bono, Josh Hutcherson Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Chaz Bono took home two honors at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards.

Glee, The Voice snag GLAAD Media Award nominations

Bono, 43, received the outstanding documentary prize for Becoming Chaz, an OWN special that chronicled his gender transition. He was also given the Stephen F. Kolziak award, which honors a gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered member of the entertainment community. Past recipients have included Melissa Etheridge, Ellen DeGeneres and Rufus Wainright. Bono was the first transgender contestant to appear on Dancing with the Stars, which was recognized as Outstanding Reality Program by GLAAD last month.

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Nurse Jackie Co-Creators/Showrunners Departing

Nurse Jackie co-creators/showrunners Linda Wallem and Liz Brixius are leaving the Showtime comedy after four seasons, Deadline reports.

A new showrunner has not ...
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Poll: Which Celebrity Breakup Shocked You the Most?

2010 may just go down as the  year of shocking celebrity breakups. First, there was Sandra Bullock's divorce from Jesse James. Then Courteney Cox and David Arquette announced their separation. And now, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds have called it quits.

Look back at our list of some of the most surprising splits of the year, and tell us which breakup floored you the most.

New Oscar winner Sandra Bullock filed for divorce from Jesse James shortly after several women — namely tattoo model Michelle "Bombshell" McGee — claimed to have had affairs with the Monster Garage star. Bullock and James had been married since 2005.

Melissa and Tammy Etheridge separated after... read more


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