I regret to announce that this site is no longer being maintained.
Welcome to the Short Persons Support. Our mission is to:
Support and provide reference material to persons of
Raise awareness of the social and economic issues facing short people.
Provide inspiration to short people to help better their lives and attitudes.
Short men and women face challenges in their daily lives.
Research has shown that short men have fewer opportunities for romantic relationships1, have fewer children2, and on average are paid less3. Finding adult fashion clothes is difficult. Short women report that they are not taken as seriously as their taller peers.
In this site you will find information that describes these difficulties and, if you are a short person or parent of a short child, advice to better help you deal with the issues. Short people deserve the same rights and privileges as any other member of society. We hope to help you gain them.
This section lists resources that may be useful to short people. There are links to
stores that sell clothes and products for short people, pages of advice on relationships, lists of online discussion groups, links to clubs and organizations for short people, various stories & observations and results of monthly opinion polls.
This section covers many health issues and options of interest to short people
including Children's Growth, Dwarfism, Cosmetic Leg Lengthening, and Scam Height Increase products.
Browse over 900 news articles on all aspects of short stature.
The Library contains references to 200 books on topics related to short stature.
Short Persons Support conducts and reports on research about the socioeconomic implications
of being short. Use Web-based tools to access some of these research results.
Throughout history, short people have made outstanding contributions in a wide variety of fields. This section pays
tribute to over 300 short people.
The media has often portrayed short people as inferior; their characters one-dimensional.
This section lists examples of short people being portrayed fairly and unfairly.
We invite our readers to share their thoughts on being short.
This is your platform to express to our visitor how you feel, what you have learned
and how you cope.