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Tall Women

10 Reasons Life Is Better When You're Tall

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living

This goes out to anyone who has been asked “how’s the weather up there?” in their lifetime. It’s not easy sticking out among a crowd and unint...

Living 'My Giant Life'

Katja Bavendam | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Katja Bavendam

Besides wanting to have a unique and fun experience, we also felt that sharing our story provided us with an opportunity to represent the LGBT community and to play a small part in continuing to educate people that love is love and that LGBT people are exactly that -- people.

WNBA Star Has The Perfect Response When People Comment On Her Height

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.25.2016 | OWN

Let's begin by stating the obvious: At 6'5", Lisa Leslie is tall. She always has been. In fact, the former WNBA superstar had reached the six-foot mar...

Tall Ladies, We Found Your Dream Clothing Line

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.10.2015 | Style

At 6'1, designer Kaersten Cooper understands the struggles that come with shopping for clothes that fit tall girls. With problems like sleeves that a...

20 Struggles Every Tall Girl Knows To Be True

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.18.2015 | Style

Being a tall girl has its difficult moments. Between being gawked at in public and struggling to find the perfect pair of jeans, tall people have a sp...

8 Things My Very Tall Daughter Can Expect

Ali Solomon | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Ali Solomon

If people who see your your elongated limbs assume you run fast, are graceful or have coordination, don't correct them. By the time they learn the truth, you'll already be the team captain.

When I Chose to Stop Feeling Small: The Story of a Latina Amazon Woman

Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | Posted 06.22.2014 | Latino Voices
Laura Elizabeth Hernandez

No woman in my family had ever been this tall, and I wasn't prepared to live life as a tall Latina. My mother told me to stand out in life and avoid just being one more in the crowd. So I did what she said, and I put on my new size 11 shoes for the first time with a smile.

10 Shopping Problems Only Tall Girls Have

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

We acknowledge that there are many perks of being tall. But with all the good, comes some bad, too. You try finding pants with a 40-inch inseam. You t...

WATCH: Got Tall Girl Problems?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.01.2013 | Women

Did you have a growth spurt in middle school that no one ever caught up to? Are you about a foot taller than all of your friends? Do you have issues f...

16 Things You Should Never Say To A Tall Woman

Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

Lots of people feel entitled to comment on a woman's appearance -- especially if that woman happens to be taller than them. Just as skinny women ar...

The Best Stores For Tall Women

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.17.2013 | Style

Although many people think that clothes were made for those who are taller (maybe because of the models on the runway), the reality is, leggy ladies h...

How I Learned To Love Being Tall

Kimberly Couzens | Posted 10.03.2012 | Style
Kimberly Couzens

Having "the jolly green giant lives here!" scrawled across my locker stung, but it was nothing compared to the discomfort I felt in my own skin. My height was an unavoidable reminder that I was different, and being different isn't cool or fun when you're a teenager.

The Height of Love: Why Do I Care Who's Taller?

Alison DeNisco | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women
Alison DeNisco

His profile said he stands at an elfish 5-foot-5, while I am an Amazonian 5-foot-10. What to do? Dare I dodge OKCupid's arrow and ignore a potential soul mate, just because of his height?

Are Tall People Discriminated Against?

Arianne Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Arianne Cohen

Most tall discrimination is omnipresent. Tall people's knees bend well past 90 degrees on subways. Tall folks hang off of yoga mats and massage tables, their limbs stick out of cubicles.

Famous Couples With Taller Women: Is Height Just A Number? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katy Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Good news for shorter guys who are also rich and/or famous: more than ever you can land an Amazonian beauty. These vertically challenged men might not...

Who's to Blame for 'America's Next Top Model' Audition Riot? Short Women

Tom McCaffrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tom McCaffrey

I personally think it's unfair that women are discriminated against because of their height. Women shouldn't be judged on how tall they are but rather on how hot they are.

Chicago Style: Looking Good Year-Round Takes Confidence, Not Cash

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brett Ashley McKenzie

Women around the country can take a page from Chicago's--and Michelle Obama's--book on fashion.

The Trials Of Being Tall | Emily L. Foley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I've always been tall. At 16, I topped out at 5'11". An inch shy of six feet, I was told I had two occupational choices: modeling or basketball. I cho...