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Ashley Judd Reveals She Was Sexually Harassed By A Film Studio Exec

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.07.2015 | Entertainment

In a recent interview with Variety, Ashley Judd revealed she was sexually harassed by a film studio mogul in 1997. Judd told the magazine th...

The Social Good Summit Taught Us Four Important Things About Reproductive Health & Rights

Joan Erakit | Posted 10.02.2015 | Impact
Joan Erakit

Nations are built upon the grace, perseverance and strength that women bring to the table. Denying a young girl the opportunity to make her own empowered choices greatly diminishes the power of a country to develop successfully.

Ashley Judd: It's Time to Treat Gender-Based Violence as a Health Issue

Aspen Institute | Posted 09.13.2015 | Impact
Aspen Institute

We know that globally, one in three women will be coerced into sex, beaten, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. In most cases, the perpetrator is someone she knows, such as her husband, boyfriend, or mother-in-law.

#ShareHumanity UN Campaign Asks People To Donate Social Media Feeds

ASSOCIATED PRESS | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 08.12.2015 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Tennis star Maria Sharapova, British mogul Richard Branson and Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai have signed up. So have ac...

Fighting for Heroic Moms This Mother's Day

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Rep. Barbara Lee

Support from the U.S. provides mothers with the extra help they need to protect their children and changes millions of lives for the better. Perhaps no issue better illustrates this than the U.S.'s leadership on HIV and AIDS.

The Truth About Slut-Shaming

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Leora Tanenbaum

If you are a girl or young woman, you are damned if you don't and damned if you do. If you refrain from any expression of sexiness, you may be written off as irrelevant and unfeminine. But if you follow the guidelines, you run the risk of being judged, shamed and policed.

Forget Your Team: Your Online Violence Toward Girls and Women Is What Can Kiss My Ass

Posted 03.20.2015 | Celebrity

During a conference championship game on Sunday, I posted a comment to Twitter that some found unsportsmanlike. I didn't much care for three players b...

Ashley Judd Writes Emotional Essay Asking Readers To Fight Online Abuse

TODAY | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact

With the NCAA men's college basketball tournament tipping off, "Insurgent" actress and women's rights advocate Ashley Judd continues to speak out agai...

Ashley Judd Pressing Charges Over Abusive Tweets | Posted 03.19.2015 | Entertainment

Ashley Judd isn't just complaining about a slew of vulgar tweets she received, she's pressing charges. ...

Ashley Judd Received Threats Of Sexual Violence For Tweeting About Sports

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Women

As March Madness approaches, some Twitter users have discovered a coping mechanism for their basketball-related frustrations: misogyny. Ashley Jud...

Dick Vitale And Ashley Judd Share Uncomfortable Moment

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.16.2015 | Sports

There's just some things you can't unsee. Add Dick Vitale kissing actress Ashley Judd (a noted Kentucky fan and alum) ahead of the Wildcats' SEC tourn...

Documentary Tells Story Of Trafficking Victims Forced To Bring Home "$40, No Less" And Who's Helping Them

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.11.2015 | Impact

Nashville may be known for its country music, but another scene is alive and well in the Tennessee capital: Sex trafficking. In a clip from "A Pat...

Actress Malin Akerman Joins Nicholas Kristof to Support The PBS Series: A Path Appears

Allison Carmen | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Allison Carmen

The three-part series A Path Appears will premiere on PBS on January 26. I highly recommend it for anyone who is interested in learning more about the challenges our global community faces today, and the uplifting understanding of how we can each make a difference to improve the quality of life for those most in need.

Ashley Judd: I Might Run For Office 'Some Day'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

The political world may not have seen the last of Ashley Judd. In 2013, the actress hinted she was considering a Senate run against now-Senate Majo...

Yagana Shah

Ashley Judd On Caring For Her Dying Grandfather And The Philosophy She Lives By | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty

Recently Huff/Post50 had the opportunity to chat with actress and humanitarian, Ashley Judd, 46, about her experiences with caregiving. Judd spoke abo...

10 Things I Liked About Dolphin Tale 2

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Dolphin Tale 2 is truly a wonderful PG rated film for the whole family, I saw it with my 13 year old daughter and 11 year old son, both of whom were ...

Ashley Judd 'Absolutely' Feels The Misogyny On Set In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.19.2014 | Women

Ashley Judd has never been quiet about the media's sexist coverage of women, and now she's opening up about the misogyny she's encountered as a workin...

Was There Really a Need For 'Dolphin Tale 2'?

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Now we have a sequel to the popular film Dolphin Tale. The question is why?

The Identical Totally Entertains

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

The Identical is a movie that should be seen for the discovery of Blake Rayne if for nothing else. But it also has an interesting storyline, and solid performances by Liotta and Judd. Throw in some hummable tunes and you have a movie satisfactory for the entire family.

Yes, Love Is a Verb!

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.12.2014 | Arts
Arzu Kaya Uranli

In today's diverse world, there are hundreds of social movements rooted in religious traditions as a tool of pluralism and Hizmet Movement, uniquely a Turkish and Islamic one, is only one of them. My take of it is that it is wonderful since we need many sincerely devoted hearts to make the world a better place.

ReThink Review: Divergent -- Just Be Yourself, Even in Dystopia

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.21.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Maybe there's enough dystopian teen book/movie money to go around, but not for a movie as nonsensical, poorly written, and dull as Divergent, which clocks in at a punishing, baffling 140 minutes.

Howard Fineman

The Big Dog's Kentucky Game Plan | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

LOUISVILLE -- As far as most Kentucky Democrats are concerned, the head of the national Democratic Party isn’t President Barack Obama, though they l...

The Super Bowl, Sex Trafficking, and Sensationalism

Adam Banner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

Instead of wasting time and money on rumor-mongering and passing redundant legislation, perhaps we should be looking to the root of the problem for solutions.

Ashley Judd Thinks Her Sister May Be Spying On Her

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Ashley Judd believes her sister, Wynonna Judd, may have been spying on her with a tracking device. A mechanic reportedly found a wireless GPS trac...

Ashley Judd, Dario Franchitti Reconciling?

Posted 10.21.2013 | Celebrity

Looks like Ashley Judd and husband Dario Franchitti aren't ready to throw in the towel quite yet. Us Weekly reports that the actress, 45, and race car...