Ashley Judd Was Smart to Bow Out of Senate Bid

Ashley Judd’s announcement Wednesday that she would not challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2014 proves that she is smart enough to know who her real opponent would be: Ashley Judd....more

The Ugly Side of Beauty

 Whether or not we like to admit it, the images of beauty generated by the media have a profound impact on our own self-image, and go a long way toward bolstering – or depleting – our self-confidence, self-worth, and self-esteem. ...more

My "Ashley Judd" Moment: 34AAA and Saggy?

Ashley Judd, 44,  was in the news recently for her eloquent rebuttal after negative comments made about her face being "puffy" in a photo and some media mavens assuming she’d had “work done” or was “letting herself go.”Judd asked women to share one of the moments when they were shamed about their appearance.The first moment that came to mind was when I was 23. Yes, 23. I worked as a sous chef in a non-air conditioned restaurant kitchen in the American South. Hot!...more
 @elaineR.N. Thanks, Elaine, it is so easy for the thoughtless comments of others to leave ...more

Scars, Flaws, and All

 “Scars remind me just how far that I’ve come.”~Shakira, from the song Gypsy...more

I'm No Ashley Judd- Confessions Of A Narcissist

Dear Universe,I am a closet narcissist. ...more


Ashley Judd Tongue Lashes Culture of Criticism; It Burns

Have you read the piece that Ashley Judd wrote for The Daily Beast about the recent media attack on her "puffy face", but moreover about how not okay it is that such attacks even take place?  Because you really should....more
Awesome, enlightening, articulate and true.more

Eye of the Beholder

Question: Can a man fall in love with a woman that he's never met, spoken to or doesn't even know her real name? Well, in the Eye of the Beholder, they try and answer that question....more

Ashley Judd’s Remarks about Hip-Hop and Misogyny…..Why Are People Upset?

It seems that these days when a celebrity has something to promote, they ( or their publicist) release something provocative (even though it usually has nothing to do with the actual product) in order to gain attention. For the actor/activist Ashley Judd, a snippet of her memoir, All That Is Bitter And Sweet was, ahem, “leaked” -- and Judd was forced to give a public apology. From her book:...more

Ashley Judd Insults Women Voters

Ashley Judd was at the recent Clinton Global Initiative on the panel for, what seems to be a very worthwhile project, discussing healthy transitions for adolescent girls in developing countries. A program all about empowering girls, educating young women and teaching them to participate in their society and how that ...more


Let me put it to you this way, most Americans ...more