Is Shang Gay Mulan

There is no definitive answer to this question as the film Mulan is ambiguous on the subject. However there are several indications that Shang may be gay.

There is no definitive answer to this question as the film Mulan is ambiguous on the subject. However there are several indications that Shang may be gay.

First it is worth noting that in the film Shang is never shown to be interested in women.

He is shown to be attracted to Mulan at first but this is later revealed to be because he thought she was a man. Later when he learns her true identity he is no longer interested in her romantically.

Second Shang is shown to be very close to his best friend Ling.

They are shown to be very close emotionally and physically often standing close to each other and touching. This is in contrast to how Shang interacts with other men which is much more formal and reserved.

Third there is a scene in the film where Shang and Ling are taking a bath together.

This is a very intimate act and one that is typically only shared between romantic partners or close friends.

Fourth Shang and Ling are shown sleeping in the same bed together on several occasions. This is another intimate act that is usually only shared between romantic partners or close friends.

fifth In the final scene of the film Shang is seen holding Ling’s hand as they walk off into the sunset together. This is a very romantic gesture and one that is typically only seen between couples.

Taken together these indications suggest that Shang may be gay.

However as the film is ambiguous on the subject it is impossible to say for certain.

What is the name of the main character in the movie Mulan?

Mulan.

Who is Mulan’s love interest in the film?

Captain Li Shang.

Does Mulan end up with Shang?

No they do not end up together.

How does Mulan save Shang’s life?

She pushes him out of the way of an incoming arrow.

What does Mushu tell Mulan she must do in order to earn back her honor?

She must make Shang fall in love with her.

What does Mushu do to try to help Mulan make Shang fall in love with her?

He gives her a love potion which she ends up not using.

How does Shang find out that Mulan is a woman?

He sees her taking a bath.

Is Shang disgusted or anger when he finds out that Mulan is a woman?

No he is not disgusted or angry.

Does Shang want to have Mulan arrested for impersonating a man?

No he does not want her to be arrested.

Why does Shang end up not arresting Mulan?

He decides to give her a chance to prove her worth in battle.

Does Shang eventually come to care for Mulan?

Yes he does care for her and they become friends.

Is Shang gay?

There is no indication that Shang is gay.

What does Shan Yu do when he captures Shang?

He tortures him in an attempt to get information from him.

Does Shan Yu succeed in getting information from Shang?

No he does not get any information from Shang.

Does Shang die in the movie?

No Shang does not die in the movie.

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Caroline M. Maia

With many publications on Mule to her name, Caroline has distinguished herself as a fountain of knowledge from which many draw from. She is from the Consciência Animal Initiative – Advisory, Consultancy and Solutions on Animal Behavior and Welfare, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil.

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