The writer is black and female, which means people aren't
as likely to get mad at her for daring to compare height to something
like race. I would link this whenever somebody misses the point of the
analogy and spews the usual strawman: "Heightism doesn't have the same
history as racism." Nobody ever claims it does. We're talking about how
much better/worse someone is automatically treated for being born a certain way. No
more, no less.