Melissa Etheridge and partner announce separation

FILE - In this April 18, 2007 file photo, singer songwriter Melissa Etheridge, left and Tammy Lynn Michaels arrive at the 24th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas, file) (AP)

April 15, 2010 11:13:38 AM PDT
Rocker Melissa Etheridge and her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels Etheridge, have announced their separation.