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Melissa Etheridge Dedicates Breathtaking New Song Pulse To Orlando Shooting Victims

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There are no words for how beautiful this is.

The LGBT community is still in shock over the news that 49 people were murdered at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend, but things are slowly starting to get better.

Not only did the House Democrats hold a filibuster on gun control on Wednesday (!), but celebrities have finally begun to do their parts for the victims and their families!

Related: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Broadway Stars Help Orlando

While celebs like Nick Jonas and Lady GaGa made sure to speak at candlelight vigils across the country, Melissa Etheridge is doing what she does best to raise awareness — music!

The out singer released a gorgeous song aptly titled Pulse on Thursday, and it could not do a better job of summarizing how we're feeling right now.

"How can I hate them, when everybody's got a pulse?"

Speechless.

Ch-ch-check out Melissa Etheridge's Pulse performed live for the first time (below)!!!

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Melissa Etheridge Reveals She Turned Down Brad Pitt's Offer To Be The Father Of Her Kiddos — WHAT?

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Who says no to Brad Pitt?? Melissa Etheridge, apparently!

On Tuesday, the Come To My Window singer revealed that she and former partner Julie Cypher turned down the opportunity for Angelina Jolie's husband to be their sperm donor. WHAT??

Related: Holly Madison's Unborn Bundle Of Joy's Sex Is Confirmed!

While chatting with Australia's Studio 10, the 54-year-old dished:

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Beyoncé, Kelly Osbourne, Ivanka Trump, And More Get Touching Letters From Their Moms In Honor Of Mother's Day — Find Out What They Said HERE!

Influential moms write open letters to their children in honor of Mother's Day!

Awwww!

In honor of Mother's Day, Time magazine has posted its annual Letters From Mom feature, which publishes open letters from influential mothers to their children.

Unlike Eva Mendes, lots of famous females are choosing to celebrate the holiday with this year's star-studded installment!

[ Related: Ashton Kutcher Gives Mom A New Home For Mother's Day! ]

Tina Knowles Lawson kicked off the article with a heartfelt message for her four daughters, Beyonce, Solange, Kelly, and Angie:

"Every day, I wake up thinking about how much I love, admire and cherish each of you. I gave birth to two of you, but I have four incredible daughters. Writing this brought to mind all the ways you guys have been such a blessing to me."

She went on to address each one individually, explaining to Kelly and Angie that, while they aren't biologically her children, she loves them as if they are.

Tina also admired Solange's individuality:

"I knew when you were born three days late that you would walk to the beat of your own drum. You were always my rebel warrior! Always defending the underdog and fighting for what you believe in."

She even had a very special message for Beyonce and her Beyhive:

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Melissa Etheridge Is A Married Woman!!! See Her Gorgeous Wedding HERE!

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Our hearts are just exploding for them!

Melissa Etheridge finally tied the knot with her fianceè Linda Wallem on Saturday in Montecito!

The 53-year-old lovebirds chose to say ‘I do’ outdoors in a lily garden, under an arbor, and their ensems were perfection!

Melissa wore a dark gray suit with sandals and Linda opted for a sparkling white dress, both of which looked amazing with the red and purple floral scenery!

As for the guest list, some Hollywoodians were there, like Chelsea Handler, Rosie O’Donnell, and actress Whitney Cummings.

Melinda (aww! Melissa + Linda) have had a wedding in the works since June 2013, when Miz Etheridge declared

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Melissa Etheridge Fighting Russian Anti-Gay Laws With New Song! Listen To Uprising Of Love HERE!

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Melissa Etheridge is fighting for LGBT rights in Russia!

The singer-songwriter has been so angered by the nation’s new anti-gay laws that she sat down and wrote an AH-Mazing song!

It’s not about how wrong Russia’s treatment of the LGBT community has been though, but rather a call for unity! A call for peace! And of course, a call for love!

Melissa’s single is titled Uprising of Love and is a total anthem for freedom! We LOVE it!

She’s also started a human rights coalition by the same name, which has gotten support from a TON of celebs so far, including Madonna, James Franco, Julianne Moore, Cyndi Lauper, and Edward Norton.

Melissa broke down what the words in Uprising of Love mean to her on a personal level, sharing:

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Brad Pitt Doesn't Return Melissa Etheridge's Phone Calls! She Blames Angelina Jolie!

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She just won't let this go, will she??!

Melissa Etheridge once AGAIN pinky promises she never meant to light a fiery feud by calling Angelina Jolie's mastectomy "fearful" even if she and Brad Pitt aren't bestiez anymore!

The soon-to-be married country crooner explained:

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