Adult Topics: Social Issues: Men
These articles describe the non-dating issues short men face.
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Remembrance Day: The Army Of ‘Dwarfs’ Who Fought In The Trenches of the Somme
In the Great War tens of thoussands of men deemed to short to join the British Army formed their own unique units and became known as the Bantam Battalions.
International Business Times, By Ewan Plamer, 10 November 2011
Is your height holding you back?
NZ Men, By Bertan Budak, 14 September 2011
Short, Dark and Handsome?
Huffington Post, By Leslie Goldman, 14 September 2011
Denis Kilcommons: Tall tales about short men
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, By Denis Kilcommons, 31 May 2011
HERB BENHAM: Walking tall, but writing short
Bakersfield.com, By Herb Benham, 11 April 2011
Short men feel body image pressure
Dalas News, By Carolyn Hax, 27 December 2010
PABLO: May all the short men stand up!
The Observer, By Pablo Humour, 6 January 2010
Do Tall Men Get All the Breaks? How to Cope if You're a Short Man
Men who are taller than average may have advantages at work and social situations. This can affect the self-esteem of shorter men.
myOptumHealth, By Howard Seidman, 24 August 2009
The big problem that short men face
The new Speaker John Bercow is the latest high profile target of heightism. Why are there still low blows for short people?
Time Online, By Luke Leitch, 24 June 2009
Anti-short bias is the height of folly
telegram.com, By Sid McKeen, 19 October 2008
I have 2 little words for you S&M whiners, 'grow up'
The Record, By Joel Rubinoff, 23 May 2008
In short, stature's no joke, filmmaker argues
Documentary looks at last acceptable prejudice
The Gazette, By Joel Yanofsky, 11 May 2008
ASA raps Paddy Power over gambling dwarf ad
'Irresponsible', declares watchdog
The Register, By Lester Haines, 23 April 2008
Short men shortchanged
Females biologically programmed to prefer tall guys, documentary says
The Star, By judy Gerstel, 21 April 2008
Is short man syndrome a tall story
Coventry Telegraph, By Karen Hambridge, 14 April 2008
Short Man Syndrome does exist, say boffins
icWales, 23 March 2008
Is this the PROOF that short men feel insecure?
Daily Mail, By David Derbyshire, 17 March 2008
Why I'm on a short fuse
Mirror, By Richard Hammond, 15 March 2008
The Little Guys Who Laugh Off The Critics
Daily Record, 14 March 2008
Short men 'are the most jealous'
Short men are the most likely to be jealous, scientists believe.
BBC News, 12 March 2008
Small men 'too tall for midget fetishists and too short for everyone else'
Howard Goldberg's doc "will not likely shock the short ... (but) should sensitize the more tall."
The Gazette, By Bill Brownstein, 17 February 2008
Why Height Doesn't Matter
Four short men who have survived ridicule and prejudice share their success secrets
Men's Health, By Joe Kita, January 2008
TV Eye: Short men proud to walk tall
The New Zealand Herald, By Linda Herrick, 16 November 2007
The shoe lift challenge: Eat your heart out, Tom
How did Tom Cruise suddenly grow three inches to be taller than his wife? We asked this vertically challenged writer to test one theory ... and see if it stacked up.
Daily Mail, By Vince Graff, 14 November 2007
Pedophilia study yet another slight to the short
The Star, By Lynda Hurst, 27 October 2007
The big issue
When we were hunter-gatherers a man’s height mattered, but can it really matter today? Yes, say the surveys: tall men attract women and are better paid. Dr. Thomas Stuttaford explains why the last of
Times Online, By Robin I. M. Dunbar, 26 July 2007
A short history of men standing on boxes
The Guardian, By Lucy Mangan, 26 April 2007
Yes, short men are a little sexier
Daily Mail, By Paul Daniels, 5 April 2007
Fatal chop to the Napoleonic complex
Study finds short men are not more aggressive
Media Life, By Heidi Dawley, 2 April 2007
Rap on the knuckles uncovers the long and short of aggression
The New Zealand Herald, 30 March 2007
Short men 'not more aggressive'
The theory that short men end up as more aggressive than taller ones has been dismissed by a scientific study.
BBC News, 28 March 2007
Forget Napoleon, taller men have the shorter fuse
This is London, 28 March 2007
Success close to the ground
The Dominion Post, 17 March 2007
Roy Gray: Tom Cruise, Prince And I Inspire The "Height" Challenged
openPR, By Kathy Hanson, 5 February 2007
Filmmaker Howard Goldberg discovers legal height discrimination in China
Montreal Mirror, By Mathew Hays, 25 January 2007
Short Persons Support editor was interviewed for this film in his role as trustee of NOSSA.
Goldberg takes on Short subject
Payback, By Matthew Hays, 22 January 2007
Why short people suffer the height of prejudice
The Sydney Morning Herald, By Adele Horin, 16 December 2006
How Height Affects the Health, Happiness, and Success of Boys -- and the Men They Become
Washington Post, By Stephen S. Hall, 24 November 2006
Purchase Size Matters
BORDERS: It's true: I look taller in my photo
The Lufkin Daily News, By Gary Borders, 5 November 2006
The New York Times, By Scott Stossel, 3 November 2006
Short men thrive in spite of bias, author says
CTV.ca News, By Mary Nersessian, 26 October 2006
Male room: Small wonder
Star Tribune, By Bill Dawson, 3 March 2006
A head below the rest
The Jerusalem Post, By Michelle Margalit, 12 September 2005
Crack open a tallboy and let the celebration begin for the 25 biggest short dudes of all time.
Maxim, August 2005
Suicide Risk Rises for Shorter Men
MedPage Today, By Katrina Woznicki, 28 July 2005
Height And Suicide
Twofold Risk Found In Swedish Study Of Shorter Men Aged 18-49
CBS News (source: WebMD), By Miranda Hitti, 13 July 2005
Short men lean towards suicide
News24.com, 2 July 2005
Long and short of being small
YET another survey says short men have a hard time.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, 15 June 2005
Tall men lead by a long way in life
Roger Dobson and Will Iredale, By Times Online, 12 June 2005
The Eagle-Tribune, By Kristi Palma, 19 December 2002
As if my 20s weren’t hard enough, now I’m shrinking
The Phoenix.com, By Chris Berdik, 8 August 2002
While Reich is at ease with his short jokes, others miss big picture
lowellsun.com, By Dan Phelps, 20 May 2002
Reich's brief self-mockery plays well
Boston Herald, By Wayne Woodlief, 16 May 2002
Short people rise up in anger at Reich
Boston Herald, By Karen E. Crummy, 15 May 2002
Short Persons Support editor was interviewed for this article.
Schoolgirl sex swindler given short end of the stick
Mainichi Daily News, 13 April 2002
Home Truths with John Peel (source: BBC Radio 4), 4 March 2002
Michael Calwell, an essays contributer for Short Persons Support, was interviewed by BBC.
St. Paul Pioneer Planet, By Richard Chin, 30 January 2002
Short Persons Support editor was interviewed for this article.
Victimology News! Short Guys Finish Last
SHRIMPS (Severely Height Restricted Individuals of the Male Persuasion)
Psychobabble (source: University of British Columbia Psychology Department), March 2000
Shinnamon's 'short man' remark resurfaces
SunOne The Gainesville Sun, By Cindy Swirko, Staff Writer, 27 January 1999
Comedy Central won't come up short with new host of Daily Show
Chicago Tribune, By Allen Johnson, 18 August 1998
Books: Short men are good for the environment
The Detroit News, By Lenita Powers, Reno Gazette-Journal, 27 August 1996
Time, 4 October 1971