Tag Archives: Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge Releases Chilling Song Pulse Dedicated To Orlando Massacre Victims [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: “I’m dealing with it the way I deal, which is, I wrote a song,” she said. “I just sat here, and I just started writing a song… That’s how I first started to cope because, as a singer songwriter, I feel very… I’ve done this before. I feel called to speak; to do what musicians do. We’ve ...

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WorldPride Kicks Off In Toronto

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Melissa Etheridge Marries

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Melissa Etheridge – Uprising Of Love

Via press release: The video delivers a powerful message to create awareness about the many countries around the world where LGBT people are facing harassment, arrest, violence, and in some cases, death. The new music video, produced and directed by creative agency Wondros, is a montage of peaceful Russian LGBT rallies and protests, and true affection of couples in love. ...

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Anti-Gay Group Sues DOJ Over Cost Of “Government-Funded Gay Pride Events”

The anti-gay Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom Of Information lawsuit against the Department Of Justice, demanding to know how much the DOJ paid Melissa Etheridge to appear at a June gay pride-related event attended by hundreds of DOJ lawyers.  Here’s their press release: Judicial Watch has sued the United States Department of Justice for refusing to turn over information ...

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HomoQuotable – Melissa Etheridge

“We (gays) are a sweet group of people who just really want to love and dance. We want to work and decorate our homes and fix up our houses. For us to have to fight for our equal rights for that is really strange.” “I could have probably been under that label (sex addict) but I was more of a ...

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Melissa Etheridge Defends Standing Up For Rick Warren

Yesterday Melissa Etheridge appeared on Michelangelo Signorile’s SiriusXM radio show to speak about her defense of Rick Warren. Etheridge responded to her critics by saying, “I am sorry if they felt like in any way I undermined them. I truly believe everyone has their perspective and position on this. I’m glad for the activists who say this is not right ...

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HomoQuotable – Melissa Etheridge

“I believe I understand Obama’s choice here. I believe that Barack Obama wants to be the President of the entire United States. Pastor Rick Warren reached out to him, brought him into his church during the campaign, which outraged many members of his church. Yet he reaches across and I think this is Obama reaching back and going, ‘I think ...

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Etheridge Takes On Hasselbeck

On The View yesterday, Melissa Etheridge called out Elizabeth Hasselbeck for misleading viewers about the ramifications of marriage equality, then asked Hasselbeck directly for her personal opinion on the issue. Surprisingly, Hasselbeck allowed that “the rights should be equal” but added that the Prop 8 vote should stand.

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HomoQuotable – Melissa Etheridge

“Okay. So Prop 8 passed. Alright, I get it. 51% of you think that I am a second class citizen. Alright then. So my wife, uh I mean, roommate? Girlfriend? Special lady friend? You are gonna have to help me here because I am not sure what to call her now. Anyways, she and I are not allowed the same ...

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$4M Raised For No On 8 In Hollywood Event

Melissa Etheridge and Mary J. Blige entertained a Hollywood crowd at the home of supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle yesterday, raising $4M to fight Proposition 8. Andy Towle has the story.

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On Melissa Etheridge And The Boy Scouts

JMG reader Andy in Fort Lauderdale writes: Last night at the democratic national convention, Melissa Etheridge sang a medley which included Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America”. All royalties from performances of “God Bless America” are assigned to the Boys and Girls Scouts of America. The Boy Scouts are an avowedly anti-gay discriminatory organization. Etheridge could have easily chosen “America the ...

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