Etheridge, Girlfriend to Wed
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Oct 2, 2008 10:46 AM CDT
Melissa Etheridge, left and her partner actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, right, arrive at the 24th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music Awards in April.   (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)
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(Newser) – Melissa Etheridge will wed her longtime girlfriend, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, and they have a deadline: before next month's vote in California on amending the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage. “We have four children and we’re trying to find the right time,” the rocker told Extra this week.