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Compulsory Monogamy in The Hunger Games

Mimi Schippers, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mimi Schippers, Ph.D.

If Katniss has to "choose" Peeta or Gale, she will have to give up doing gender in this splendid, and, dare I say, feminist and queer way in order to "fit" into her and her "girlfriend's" or "boyfriend's" relationship. Now imagine a world in which Katniss wouldn't have to choose.

Catching Fire: A Story of Dangerous Hope

Julie Clawson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Julie Clawson

Far from being just another distraction or way to be entertained by violence, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire delivers a message of hope into our culture which just like Panem desperately needs to find freedom from our own oppressions and injustices.

Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Katniss Everdeen

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

Katniss Everdeen has been gearing up for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," and she wants to hit you with her best shot. You and every other person...

Katniss Is Definitely Back

Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen in "Catching Fire," the highly anticipated sequel to the "Hunger Games." A new poster for the film is su...

WATCH: If All Your Favorite Female Action Heroes Were On Reality TV

Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

What do Bella Swan, Hermione Granger, Katniss Everdeen, Buffy Summers, Lisbeth Salander and Michonne have in common? A (fake) reality television show,...

Jennifer Lawrence, And 8 Other Young Life-Savers (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.28.2012 | Teen

She may fight to the death on-screen in The Hunger Games, but in reality, actress Jennifer Lawrence prefers saving lives. When a woman walking a dog c...

Merida From 'Brave' And 7 Other Amazing Teen Heroines

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 06.23.2012 | Teen

It's hard to believe, but Disney-Pixar's "Brave," released Friday, features the studio's first animated female lead -- and this is one of the (many) r...

The Hungry Hungry Hippos Games

Laurence Hughes | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Hughes

The movie The Hunger Games has inspired a number of mash-ups that mix the film with a certain children's game. It's time the meme was extended to the original novel.

How 'The Hunger Games' Should Have Ended (VIDEO)

Posted 04.29.2012 | Teen

WARNING: The above video contains violence and 'Hunger Games' plot spoilers. After the amazing 'Hunger Games' Beanie Babies video hit YouTube last...

Race and "The Hunger Games" - Interpretation vs. Reality

Arielle Hixson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Arielle Hixson

As the years continue, the world is becoming far more diverse -- giving more opportunities for people of color to claim significant movie roles. It's unfortunate that actors Lenny Kravitz, Amanda Stenberg and Danyo Okeniyi were not acknowledged for their excellent performances throughout The Hunger Games.

What Would [Insert YA Heroine Here] Do?

| Posted 04.15.2012 | Teen

By Brenna Clarke Gray for BookRiot: Sometimes, when faced with difficult real life situations, I find myself wondering how my favourite young adult...

PHOTOS: Draw Something Users Try To Draw 'Hunger Games'

Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

"The Hunger Games" are still the number one movie in the country, but the film's box office success apparently doesn't translate to the artistic skill...

The Ultimate Faceoff: Katniss vs. Bella!

Posted 03.29.2012 | Teen

She can wield a bow and arrow like nobody's business and is so devoted to her family that she would fight to the death to protect them. Her opponent ...

A Defense of Katniss

Jody He | Posted 05.29.2012 | Teen
Jody He

Much like Harry Potter, Katniss is modest because of her desire to keep those whom she loves safe. Her strength and her willingness to sacrifice for the people she loves are what make Katniss, well, Katniss.

The Hunger Games: Why Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Is A Little Too Likeable

Emma Gray | Posted 05.23.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

She sits on the ground in a pile of leaves, holds her head in her hands and sobs. It's a devastating moment, but as I sat in the theater screening the film,which premieres March 23rd, all I could think was: "This isn't the Katniss I know."

Girl on Fire

Kayla Covert | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Kayla Covert

Katniss is one of the most relatable characters in literarature. Her emphasis on the importance of doing what's right and being strong is probably the greatest message to give teenagers today.

Why I Love Katniss

Teresa DiLillo | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen
Teresa DiLillo

It's okay to be strong and you should never weaken yourself, especially not for a boy, no matter how cute he may be. Katniss shows that it's okay for the girl to be the one doing the saving sometimes.

The Hunger Games' Hopeful Vision for the Future

Joan Williams | Posted 05.22.2012 | Entertainment
Joan Williams

There's not a whole lot about the world of The Hunger Games that I'd like to see carried into the future. But it's truly refreshing to see a world where gender isn't a restrictive category.

Would You Buy A Katniss Barbie?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.28.2012 | Teen

We've seen the nail polish, the fake eyelashes, the t-shirts, the jewelry, the action figures, and just about everything else Katniss-related that's b...

QUIZ: How Long Could You Survive The Hunger Games?

www.teen.com | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home

The Hunger Games movie has pretty much been the only thing we could think about since we finished the first book. We’re so excited to see Katniss in...

Top 12 Must-Sees And Must-Haves For 'Hunger Games' Superfans!

Posted 02.03.2012 | Home

The new Hunger Games trailer dropped yesterday, and if you're like us, you've been watching it over and over ever since! We love how much more action...

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Hunger Games' Secret

Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment

Katniss may have jumped straight into the arena to fight to the death, but Jennifer Lawrence spent three days deciding whether she wanted to be part o...

10 Teens Who Would Kick Ass In The Zombie Apocalypse

Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

So, the zombie apocalypse has come, your house is being swarmed, they want your braaaaains, and you can call one fictional super-teen into existence t...

Screen Legend Joins 'The Hunger Games': Who Will He Play?

The Moviefone Blog | Sharon Knolle (Subscribe to Sharon Knolle's Posts) | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment

'The Hunger Games' has found its President Snow: Donald Sutherland. Filming has already begun, with Jennifer Lawrence starring as heroine Katniss, ...