say what you want about Disney’s version but the scene in Mulan where she’s climbing the pole, sweat streaming down her face, “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” swelling thunderously in the background will forever be one of my favorite movie segments of all time. the lighting!! the arrow hitting the dirt!!! the sheer awe of everyone else and the pride as she sits there because she did it even though nobody thought she could. even though they told her to go home & there was no place for her. 5 year old me loved it and 18 year old me still weeps about it. what a good

Embrace your individuality. Love what you love without worrying about judgement.