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Heightism

Is Your Son Too Short?

Yolanda Reid Chassiakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yolanda Reid Chassiakos

There's good news for parents with healthy children who just aren't as tall as their peers. It's okay to be a short kid, and research shows it.

Pink's New Video Goes a 'Little' Too Far

Shelby Knox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shelby Knox

Imagine if instead of being a Little Person, the mercilessly mocked character Hart plays in Pink's latest video was in blackface or yellowface. Still adorable and funny? Not so much.

The Short End of the Stick

Trisha Gura | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Trisha Gura

A study surveying presidential elections from 1824 to 1992 suggests that Americans harbor a subtle form of prejudice called 'heightism,' in which short people are seen as inferior to their taller counterparts.