Broadcast of September 8, 2016  - Interview with Scott Griffiths

It's a jungle out there for short people and understanding what the short person faces in life requires a real pro. You can count on us to show you just how your short stature affects your life. 

Tall woman "comedienne" Frances DiLorinzo bashes short men.

Profile of a Victim
The typical victim is someone whose physical attributes are different from the larger group. Classically, small or short people are bullied.

Read more . . .

New for August - "Dating websites  are made to mock short men."

JUST DISCOVERED!!! -  Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Jr., Jose ' Roid boy' Canseco and Richard 'Jailbird' Hatch gang up on 5'8" 1970's heartthrob David Cassidy  - AND - Hillary Clinton doesn't like little men either!!!


SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 SPECIAL:  OUR OWN EXPERIENCE OF 9/11/01  Read more . . .

Women would die if their sons were short.

Obese self-hating short woman won't take anything less than a 7'3" man.  She doesn't want her children to be like her.

August 31, 2016 
Why tall people are BETTER at sport: Height gives an advantage when guessing distances, say scientists,
I wonder if they're better gymnasts or jockeys or platform divers or fencers or skiiers?  This is just another trash article coming from London as usual. is one of the premier male-bashing websites in the World.  And of course, as some of us already know, SHORT males are among the easiest to bash.

August 30, 2016  (NEW)
Revealed: How Tom Cruise Hides His Height In His Movies,
Tom Cruise DOES NOT hide his height in his movies.  The movie studio('s) that make the movies that he stars in, hide his height.

August 30, 2016
Why it's difficult being a short man,
Some Idiocy from Kenya

August 19, 2016 
US apologises for swimmers' 'unacceptable behaviour',
Ryan Lockte is 6'2" and Jimmy Feigen is 6'5".  We wonder what the media would have said if they were 5'6" gymnasts?

Woman fired for being too short AND looking too young.

Serial Killer Victims Tend To Be Small

The one noticeable similarity with almost all serial killer victims is their short height and low weight. "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" should be the serial killer theme song. These small lightweight victims are easy to attack, easy to beat up, easy to carry or drag, easy to put in the trunk of a car, and easy to dispose of. Big victims are far too much work.

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It's not just serial killers who use short people as targets - It's  mostly everyone bigger than they are.

Support For The Short on Twitter

Question:  Why do people discriminate against short people and short men in particular?

Answer:  to put it very briefly - Because they can.  Because they know they meet with no resistance on the part of the short person.  Because "they" have all the power and the short-statured are powerless.  The short face discrimination based on height all alone without the aid of a group dynamic.  Others know this instinctively.  The tallers also have a very real physical advantage.  An advantage in reach, weight, bone density, and muscle mass, not to mention the fact that you are looking up and they are looking down, and looking up is something that we all did as infants, toddlers, children and adolescents, and this allows them to "get in your face", while at the same time you can never get in theirs.  This gives them a psychological advantage as well.  Authority figures also tend to question the credibility of the short persons word against that of the Tall or taller person.  There is also an age factor that says that the short are child-like.  And there's a whole lot more . . .

Should Heightism Exist Alongside Racism and Sexism?
Mal Fletcher on BBC Radio

Short people going too far now according to Fletcher.  Should just shut up and not mention their height, otherwise people will just discriminate against them more.


A label originally hung on short men by a "psychologist" named Alfred Adler more than 100 years ago.  It had no basis in experimental evidence.  It was coined by Adler out of his own personal bias.  For decades the phrase remained dormant.  Only recently has it begun to take off.  The reason for this we believe, is the unavailability of previously available societal "targets" based on race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, and a few others.  Some derivations of the so-called "Napoleon Complex" are "Short Man Complex", "Short Man Syndrome", "Napoleon Syndrome", "Little Man Complex",  and "Little Man Syndrome".  Twitter displays some of the worst height bigots on the planet, and many of them use these phrases along with others.  Please visit our Twitter page to see the incredible prejudice against short men.

Jose Sanders, a man arrested at a convenience store in 2012 in Georgia attempting to buy beer while being short.  After displaying his ID, a rookie cop arrested him on a fabricated charge of 'disorderly conduct'.

Don't even think about it short men.

These are just two samples of tens of thousands of the consummate hypocrisy of garden variety Twitter twits and their hatred of short men. (Courtesy of the Heightism Report.)

I'm showing the young man above, the right way to grovel..

We've been exposing heightism against short people since 2006.  If you haven't already woken up to the slights, insults, arbitrary indignities, and overall prejudice against people of short stature, you will after you've viewed this website.  Heightism is prejudice based on height; almost always directed at people of short stature.  Tall people enjoy what we refer to as "Privilege".  Now the term "Privilege" has been bandied about in recent years and usually used in reference to alleged privilege based on race.  However, tall people of any and all races are paid more money for doing the same work.  They are viewed as more competent.  They are seen as more intelligent.  They are seen as stronger, both physically and mentally.  They are viewed as natural leaders.  Tall people advance in the workplace more easily.  Bullies usually don't choose Targets that are large, they choose targets that are small.  The same is true for street criminals.  Short men are disparaged, condemned and wished for extinction (just go to Twitter) and tolerate indignities that no recognized group in the second decade of the 21st Century would ever tolerate silently.  Authoritarian figures like teachers, police, etc. are more likely to accept the word of a Tall person over that of a short person in an adversarial situation, and short men are literally shut out of the boardroom, the bedroom, and the Diversity and Inclusion agenda proposed by so-called "Egalitarians" and other SJW's definitely does not include short people and short men in particular.  We display the articles, videos, etc., that depict heightism against short people (mostly men are targeted).  Much of it is blatant and right in-your-face with no apologies or compunction on either the part of the writers or individuals depicted in the articles and/or videos.  The media in general actively promotes this agenda, and has been active in promoting heightism (almost always directed at short men) for a long time.  This is the same media that supports the rights of all the "other" groups.  Some so-called researchers and some so-called "academics" may even come to conclusions that are completely erroneous and scientifically fraudulent, conclusions that they would NEVER come to concerning ANY other group under similar conditions.  This website will give you an entirely new  perspective on the role your height plays in your life.


Women will only date short men if all the others are murderers, child molesters or psychotics.

August 10, 2016
Heavy Hands #118: Yair Rodriguez, How to fight a bigger opponent,
When short men fight, it's usually WITH a bigger opponent.

July 31, 2016

Why being short is a deal breaker,

On many dating sites, women just want  "Tall".

July 27, 2016
Stretch yourself taller in two weeks,
More nonsense from the UK

July 29, 2016
Imagine a Black man's "personal insecurities" giving him the "courage" to launch a new skin-whitening product.

July 29, 2016
Hillary Clinton says 'little men' like Donald Trump are too volatile to be president as she becomes first female nominee,
Hillary Clinton likes to use the term "little" in the pejorative just like Donald Trump does -  just like everybody does.

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(All photos taken by the webmaster on September 11, 2001 in New York City)

This is what they want you to be - a smiling little beggar.

July 26, 2016

Evil 5ft builder who was jailed for life for murdering his partner in 1994 beat and stabbed SECOND lover to death after he was freed from jail . . . A sadistic 5ft builder has been found guilty of stabbing his lover to death just three years after he was released from jail for murdering another girlfriend two decades ago . . . It can now be reported that it is the second time the 5ft tall builder has been convicted of murder.

The purpose of mentioning this man's height is for you the reader to associate  heinous acts with short-statured men.  The scum who write articles like this do this with malice aforethought.  They do it intentionally with the purpose of demonizing short men.  Much of this comes from the UK and the city of London.  Much man-bashing comes out of trash sites in the UK.  On a related note Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump is  also known as a "builder".  Perhaps their repetition of the word "builder" is to subtly demonize him too. 

July 19, 2016
Montrell Jackson, slain police officer: 'If you need a hug ... I got you',
"Despite his short stature, Gerald had a larger-than-life personality"

July 18, 2016 

Why Kamba ladies won't date short men,

"According to Kamba ladies, strolling with a short man is like walking with your kid bro."

July 1, 2016
Herne Bay warning as men seen crawling streets and peering into homes.,
More short men-bashing trash from the UK.

July 10, 2016
Build up son’s confidence to help him handle teasing,
"Life is an adventure . . ."

June 29, 2016
How your height affects your sex
"Scientists have spoken", Short men not worth spit.

June 29, 2016
Taller men tend to have more sexual encounters: Study,
It's almost as if even researchers are looking for reasons to depict short men in a negative light if for no other reason other than there are so few groups to depict that way today.

June 27, 2016 

5'7" Michael Lee Explains why the World would be better off without short men.

June 26, 2016
Fighting to be seen: The struggles of short people through the eyes of a Kerala man
Every page of the 100-page book is heavy with the painful experiences of short people.

June 24, 2016
'Teasing, heightism drove me out of netball',
Tallers always viewed as better.

June 23, 2016 
The Napoleon Complex Theory: Why Are Short People Always the Worst to Put Up With?,
Author of article calls short boys "miserable men", "creatures", claims that short people, "have an ax to grind with everyone", among other disparaging comments, labels, and depictions that no recognized group would ever tolerate.

June 13, 2016
Would You Get Your Bones Broken to Increase Your Height?
Some short men are begging for it.

June 11, 2016

Heightism is Next,

Apparently Carl Beijer doesn't know much about short people.

June 9, 2016
Tall people are more productive than short people
View the video and ask yourself what would happen if ANY other group were depicted this way.

June 1, 2016  (NEW)
Very short’ man wanted for north city murder,
Title describes only the man's height, not his race, not his weight, not his age.

May 24, 2016
Student with dwarfism creating animation to tackle social prejudice, body-shaming and 'heightism',
"I'd like to see heightism made the same as racism and other kinds of prejudice which are socially unacceptable."

May 13, 2016
5 Ways Short Men Can Build Confidence,
Short people the only group told to "make the jokes first" when they're discriminated against or harassed.

April 22, 2016
Premature birth more likely for short women - study,
Short women better watch out - they might have a short son.

April 10, 2016
"Women need to stop discriminating against short men",
Women don't like to be "fat-shamed", but they do a lot of "height-shaming" - always of short men.

April 8, 2016
What a Beautiful Girl Wants: Jorie Mae Stanton,
Short men turn her off.

April 6, 2016
Is this Gap advert racist?,
More insanity from the UK; Heightist photo somehow "spun" into "racism".

April 1, 2016
Study: Women are Biased AGAINST Short Men
Our systems – and women – are tough on short men, studies show.
Finally an article displaying half an ounce of intelligence.

March 30, 2016
Science says: 8 ways shorter men are at a disadvantage,
No mention of prejudice as usual.

March 22, 2016
The long and the short of it: eight reasons why short men come up short,
If this article were written about Black men, the author would have been fired and the website would have faced considerable heat.

March 18, 2016

Caught Short
Why do we discriminate against small men?
Article starts out with the appearance of treating the topic seriously, then reverts to the same old sh*t.

March 10, 2016

Are short people being short-changed? At 5ft 2¾in, I hope not,

Another little man resigned to his fate.

March 9, 2016

Roots of Napoleon complex may be justified: Study finds short men get short end of stick in life,  The Washington Post

The roots of a bogus complex "may be justified".

March 8, 2016
Your Size Could Shrink Your Wallet,
Article depicts short men and fat women in the same boat, although fat women HAVE a choice over their weight.

March 8, 2016
Short men and heavier women earn less, can blame DNA,
Article blames DNA for fat women eating too much.  Political correctness dictates that women can't be blamed for their behavior.  Short men can be blamed for anything.

March 7, 2016
4 Things We Look for in a Leader,
We like our leaders Tall according to the article.

March 4, 2016
Senator Schumer wants to regulate airplane seats. Is this a good idea?,
"Tall men are trusted more"

February 17, 2016
Short Men In Fashion: How The Industry Fails To Recognize Smaller Men,
Marc Lafrance, associate professor, sociology, at Concordia University in Montreal, tells me, "Even if there is a sense among short men that there is something wrong with the supply of clothing they have access to, many of this group are among the last ones who are going to draw attention to this and start a crusade."

February 16, 2016
Height matters,
The writer "celebrates people who overcome shortness"

February 11, 2016
New York truck driver not charged because victim was short,
Short pedestrians at a disadvantage

February 10, 2016
Heightism: and the short of it,
Little Eamonn wants to become a tall female model.

February 7, 2016

Oldest Living Height-Bigoted Short Woman Dies

108 year-old Alyce Dixon passes away,Washington Post

She hated short men.

February 3, 2016
Tall women rarely fancy small men – that explains my traumatic dating years,
One in 720 women do.

January 20, 2016
Joe Krausman, Monkeyshines, and heightism,
Another deluded short man

January 20, 2016
Your Height May Determine Who You Date — But Not In The Way You Think,
Women preferring taller men, not in the "way" that we think?

Overt Heightism

September 11, 2016  (NEW)
Presidency not about height – Chief advises electorate,
"Nana Saforo Okoampah, the Chief of Akuapem-Apirede in the Okere Constituency of the Akuapem North Municipality, says choosing a leader is about competence and the ability to deliver and not about the heights of the candidates."

September 11, 2016  (NEW)
Height-gain surgery leaves techie bedridden,
The doctor assured him "he would start walking within a month".

September 10, 2016
Fete: And the Short Shall Inherit the Earth,
"Some paleontologists believe that the reason mammals thrived after the meteor hit the earth — the big one that caused the dinosaurs’ extinction — is because they were small enough to be able to hide from the aftermath of the cataclysm. So there you are.  Just be patient."

Just be patient short people. In 65,000,000 years or so you might inherit the earth.

September 6, 2016 
Is white hair good for business?,
Women with gray or white hair now being claimed for victimhood status (as if men's hair - short and tall - never gets gray or white).  Discrimination against short men mentioned in passing. (As if they could change their height the way someone can color their hair.)

Covert Heightism



Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. -Zig Ziglar

Translated for short people:  Be a good little shrimp and don't rock the boat and maybe, just maybe, we'll throw you some crumbs.

Maybe . .

See?!  That's the spirit!



Daniel Freeman

According to a study listed in the journal “Psychiatry Research”  “Being tall is associated with greater career and relationship success.  Height is taken to convey authority and we feel taller when we feel more powerful,”
said Daniel Freeman of Britain’s University of Oxford, who led the study. 

Read more . . .


Short men more likely to be fingered as criminals.  (Please view the segment between 3:55 and 5:03 of the video.)

Study done with 60 disturbed women and at least one disturbed Academic, proves existence of "Short Man Syndrome"

  • September 8 2016 broadcast Interview with Scott Griffiths Part II16:33

The level of acceptability of heightism is almost mind-boggling.  This sign was displayed from some wonderful "Egalitarians" in NYC; The Hester Street Fair  put this sign up on Essex St. at the entrance to the Fair suggesting that short people get down on all fours and drink with the dogs -

"When is 'National Hug a Short Person Day'?"  "They don't get one!  Hee hee hee hee hee"

Arianne "Supremacy' Cohen proud that discrimination against short people allows tall people to make more $ - about $1,000/inch/year.

Honda sells cars by depicting short men as inferior.

 SFTS - More and more short people are waking up to the prejudice known as Heightism.

-------  Average height: 6'2.8"

The 'Big' Two


Alfred Adler                   Randy  Newman                                           
These two men are probably responsible for more prejudice against  short people than any other two persons in history.  Adler is the "psychologist" who coined the phrase "Napoleon Complex" which the media (and everyone else) has used as a legitimate labeling device for short men.  No psychologist or scientist in history has so wantonly labeled an entire group of people without the tiniest bit of scientific or experimental evidence as Adler did in the case of short men.  Adler's label was apparently based on nothing more than his own personal bias.  Randy Newman, of course, is the singer/songwriter of the infamous song, "Short People", which Newman claimed was a satire about prejudice.  Picture Newman's song  about "prejudice" targeting people based on race, religion, skin color, sex, sexual orientation, ethnic background, etc. and you begin to understand just how long Newman's career would have lasted after writing such a song.  At this point in 2016, things are getting progressively worse for the short-statured as both the media and society in general seem to be on the prowl for a group that can be wantonly targeted, since so many other groups today based on the above traits have representation and political power.  They seemed to have found that target in short people, and particularly Short men.

More short man bashing, this time courtesy of someone named Stacey Levin.


The ultimate dirtbag.  Write an equivalent song about any other group and face social ostracism, loss of income and death threats.

  • September 8 2016 broadcast Interview with Scott Griffiths Part I25:55

Donald Trump - 6'3"

Donald Trump, Jr. - 6'1"

Ivanka Trump - 6'2" (with heels)

Jose 'Roid boy' Canseco' - 6'4"

Richard 'Jailbird' Hatch - 6'4"

Richard 'Jailbird' Hatch bullies Cassidy and then projects his dislike of Cassidy onto him, and then claims Cassidy's alleged "attitude' has something to do  with his "size", i.e., short-stature.  Donald, Ivanka,  and Donald, Jr. all attack "little guy" David Cassidy.  This is a quintessential example of  heightism at it's "best".  It was probably well calculated too.  (Notice how Cassidy is strategically positioned between the two big men to  assist in relieving him of any  confidence  he may have.  Cassidy - like most short men - is completely unaware that he is being set up.)

It's all in your mind little man, you should just - "Get over it".