Amy Schumer and Blake Lively Call Out Sexist Magazine Covers Geared Towards Youths

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Yesterday (Sept. 20), Amy Schumer took to Instagram to share her thoughts on sexist magazine covers. She posted a photo of the covers to two magazines -- Girls' Life and Boys' Life -- side by side, to fully highlight the gaping disparities. 

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While the girl's magazine features headlines such as "Wake up pretty!" or "My first kiss," with a photo of a mature-looking girl as its center focus, the boy's magazine situates the text "Explore your future" as its main image. Photos surrounding the text depict various professional paths a young boy -- or anyone -- can take, from scientist to veterinarian. 

As the two magazine covers quite obviously speak for themselves, Schumer kept her Instagram caption to one word: "No."

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An hour after Schumer's post went live, Blake Lively took a screenshot and posted it to her own account. Her caption was (slightly) lengthier, and read, "Wow. @amyschumer I second that emotion. Ladies, let's not let this happen anymore..."

Check out Schumer's original post below.

 

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A photo posted by @amyschumer on Sep 20, 2016 at 4:49pm PDT