She and Julie Cypher have two children, born to Cypher.
Adopted Bailey Jean Cypher and Beckett Cypher
Close friends with Brad Pitt.
Publicly revealed that David Crosby is the biological father of her two children with partner Julie Cypher, who gave birth to their children conceived through artificial insemination. [January 2000]
Announced she is separating from long-time partner Julie Cypher. [19 September 2000]
A close friend of "Brad Pitt" 's, she cast two of his former girlfriends and his ex-wife in her music videos: Juliette Lewis in "Come To My Window", Gwyneth Paltrow in "I Want To Come Over" and Jennifer Aniston in "I Want To Be In Love".
Ranked #49 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock N Roll
Ex-lover Julie Cypher left Lou Diamond Phillips to be with her.
Melissa Etheridge Detailed Biography -
Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American rock musician.
She was born in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Etheridge has produced seven albums since signing her first major recording contract in 1987. Three of them have gone multi-platinum: Melissa Etheridge (1988), Yes I Am (1994) and Your Little Secret (1996). Two others went platinum and another gold.
She has won the Grammy award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance twice in her career, for the song Ain't It Heavy in 1992 and Come To My Window, arguably her most famous hit, in 1994.
Etheridge is also famous as a gay rights activist, having publicly come out as a lesbian during President Bill Clinton's first inauguration in January 1993.