Graphic Designer Redesigns "Girls' Life" Magazine Cover to Shed Light On Sexism
Sep 21, 2016
When Matt Frye's photograph emerged of two issues of a "Girls' Life" and a "Boys' Life" magazine standing side by side on a newsstand, the public responded with outrage.
Using her talent to show "Girls' Life" magazine what they really [probably, most likely, and hopefully] meant to say on the cover, her recreation was impeccable.
Young replaced the original cover girl with the 2015 Google Science Fair Grand Prize winner, Olivia Hallisey, and instead of teaching girls to dream of perfect hair while boys are taught to explore their future, her version of the magazine urges girls to find their dream career, study hard, and enroll in AP classes.
I think we know which issue we'd buy.
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Photo Credit: Courtesy of Katherine Young, Matt Frye