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Ashley Judd

Outside Trump's Bubble, Resistance Looms

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

The gaslight that failed. Our fake president's inaugural speech on January 20 was a one-man orgy of gaslighting. Trump spoke of restoring American...

Here's What We Did On Inauguration Day

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.02.2017 | Women

Instead of watching President Donald Trump be sworn in on Friday, HuffPost Women and Bustle, in partnership with Bold, put together a non-partisan Ina...

Ashley Judd Fires Up Women's March With Stirring 'Nasty Woman' Performance

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.21.2017 | Women

Ashley Judd is a nasty woman, and proud. The actress and activist appeared on stage at the historic Women’s March on Saturday to deliver a stirring...

Read Live Updates On The Women's March On Washington

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

Women around the world are marching today, including hundreds of thousands in Washington, D.C. Gloria Steinem, Ashley Judd and Cecile Richards are amo...

Ashley Judd Explains Why Trump Triggers So Many Sexual Assault Survivors

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.30.2017 | Women

Just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in, actor and activist Ashley Judd ― a three-time rape survivor ― sat in a crowded room at the P...

Watch Ashley Judd’s Stunning Takedown Of Online Misogyny

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.18.2017 | Women

As an outspoken actor and activist, Ashley Judd is no stranger to online misogyny. On a near daily basis she receives threats of sexual and physical v...

Naomi Judd Recalls 'Life-Threatening' Depression In New Interview

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.06.2016 | Entertainment

Naomi Judd revealed she suffered from a “completely debilitating and life-threatening” depression during an interview with ABC News’ Robin Rober...

How Ashley Judd Moved Her Mother To Tears With Just 5 Words

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 03.30.2016 | OWN

The Judd women -- mom Naomi and daughters Wynonna and Ashley -- have had a complex relationship over the years, as mothers and daughters do. But unlik...

For Philanthropy, Make No Little Plans And Take Bold, Small Actions

Brady Josephson | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Brady Josephson

The World's Columbian Exposition wasn't as much about a fair but an emerging city fighting for the respect of the world in times of change. Similarly, BBCON for me was less about a technology conference but the current changes that will affect the philanthropic sector in the near future.

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 that the inc...

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

Joan Erakit | Posted 10.01.2016 | 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 09.13.2016 | 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 12.28.2016 | Impact

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

Fighting for Heroic Moms This Mother's Day

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 05.11.2016 | 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 ...