Terry Dresbach

Outlander Costume Designer

Reply To: On Objectification of Sam, et al


[quote quote=4121]Knowing full well the risk of being lynched by avid fans:

DG has said things to SH on twitter and in panels in ways that make me uncomfortable. When the Queen Bee objectifies, it’s probably hard for others to see that they need to control their own behaviour.

I’m with you there. While I respect DG as a writer she is human like the rest of us and sometimes says things (not just about Sam) that make me uncomfortable. The elevation of anyone to “goddess” like status is never a good thing. I don’t care who you are, sometimes we all need to be called on things we do and say (and I include myself in that.) I don’t blame DG so much as the fans who rush to her defense anytime a perceived criticism of her is made. That’s why I stay off most of the established fan sites and I love it here. We have respectful discussions without someone jumping all over someone else for saying something that may be perceived as politically incorrect in the Outlander fanverse.