Heightism

Heightism is prejudice or discrimination against individuals based on height. In principle it refers to discriminatory treatment against individuals whose height is not within the normal acceptable range of height in a population. Height discrimination is most common among shorter than average men.
Posts about Heightism
  • Does Height Really Determine Career Success?

    … instead of volleyball, 6-foot up-and-comers may be at a casting disadvantage. But all of that appears to be bollocks when you look deeper at the earning statistics. Seven of the top 10 highest-paid actors last year are above average, and the majority over 6′ 0″. Yikes. The discussion of heightism and success in America mostly revolves around…

    Shane Snow/ The Content Strategist- 11 readers -