We spend so much time sublimatin’, thinkin’ about what I am going to have for lunch, dinner?
I didn't much care for three players bleeding on the court, and I tweeted that the opponent was "playing dirty & can kiss my team's free throw making a—." The volume of hatred that exploded at me in response was staggering.
I felt like I had the chance to finally speak, fight and grieve, and be consoled and comforted.
But then, on literally the very next day, I received a disturbing tweet with a close-up photograph of my face behind text that read, "I can't wait to cum all over your face and in your mouth."I've spent valuable March Madness time writing this.
I have 6 versus 11 seed upsets to pick and opponents to scout. Ashley Judd is a University of Kentucky and Harvard Kennedy School graduate.
So for now, I am handing it back over to those of you who are unafraid to speak out against abuse like I have faced, and those of you who are righteous allies and intervening bystanders. Keep at it — on the Internet, at home, at work and in your hearts, where the courage to tackle this may fundamentally lie. Her paper, "Gender Violence: Law and Social Justice" was awarded the Dean's Scholar Award at Harvard Law School.
Actress Ashley Judd has penned a powerful personal essay in response to the recent Twitter troll attack against her that threatened sexual violence after she made a comment about a college basketball game..