• Provides critical analysis of the songs and recordings of iconic American singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge
• Includes an annotated bibliography of books and articles about Melissa Etheridge and a discography of her albums to facilitate further research
• Analyzes the significance of Melissa Etheridge's work within the LGBT community
• Identifies the gender-free nature of Melissa Etheridge's lyrics that enabled her to achieve great popularity with general audiences
Melissa Etheridge's music is universal yet speaks directly to LGB listeners.