When I was born in the mid-1960s, my alma mater did not admit women. Seventeen years later, as I walked the hallowed halls of Yale College and, ultimately, Yale Law School, it occurred to me that those halls were decorated with dozens of portraits, often in intricately carved frames, but only of men. To be sure, times have changed. Today, half of the students enrolled at Yale College are women, and there are many more portraits of women on the walls.
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