Because she kicks ass.
Because she has integrity.
Because she loves.
Because of her innocence.
Because she makes me smile.
Because I never thought for a single moment that she couldn't accomplish what she set out to do.
Because I believe in heroes.
Because I enjoyed watching her kick the shit out of the bad guys.
Because I never questioned whether or not she could do it.
Because she was a role model for my wife when Lynda Carter created the role.
Because Gal Gadot is one for my daughter now.
Because Gal Gadot was five months pregnant when she filmed the movie. (Are you fucking kidding me!)
Because of all the posts I've seen on social media, especially by my former female students, praising her greatness.
Because she inspires.
Because she empowers.
Because she listens.
Because she's a fierce warrior.
Because she takes all the fire for the soldiers at they cross No-Man's Land during the siege of Veld.
Because she's the God Killer.
Because she brings hope to the current DC Comics Cinematic Universe, which sucks without her. (Where are you Christopher Reeve and Michael Keaton?)
Because of how she sees snow for the first time.
Because "Really, specs? And suddenly she's not the most beautiful woman you've ever seen?"
Because she believes in us.
Because our world needs her.