Re: Heightism Short Guys Finish Last

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Wed, 10 Jan 1996 21:25:27 -0500

On the other hand, the most recent immigrants into the U.S.A. are
Mexicans and other Latinos, and southeast Asians -- Vietnamese,
Cambodians, etc., -- who are on the short side. Maybe they will bring
the average down. Ruby Rohrlich

On Wed, 10 Jan 1996, Alayne Unterberger wrote:

> As a short woman, I think its not only short guys. If they are
> outspoken, as many of my friends are, short women often get labelled
> as "pushy." This is a pet project of mine. It would be very good to
> document "heightism" and use this to educate others. BTW, as the
> general population continues to grow taller because of better diets,
> those who are shorter are even more noticable (or overlooked).
> Thanks for passing this on!
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> Alayne Unterberger (
> College of Public Health
> University of South Florida