One year ago today, Ashley Judd and TED released her talk on online gender violence. BAM! has had the pleasure to work with Ms. Judd for the past two years to assist in tracking and working to reduce online gender violence and abusive behavior.
Enough with online hate speech, sexual harassment and threats of violence against women and marginalized groups. It’s time to take the global crisis of online abuse seriously. In this searching, powerful talk, Ashley Judd recounts her ongoing experience of being terrorized on social media for her unwavering activism and calls on citizens of the internet, the tech community, law enforcement and legislators to recognize the offline harm of online harassment.
Read this incredible write up from her talk featured in TIME Magazine.