Ray’s Reviews – The Diary of a Teenage Girl

As part of our Screen Queens initiative (all about feminist + queer film discussion) we put on regular movie nights and run a great podcast. Recently we received some funding from Brisbane Pride Festival’s Kal Collins Memorial Fund which has … Continued

Q&A: Ebony Nave and Amy Ingram of La Boite’s Blackrock

Hot Chicks with Big Brains are incredibly excited to be partnering with La Boîte Theatre Company for the duration of their 2017 season. This year’s performances promise to be as engaging as they are diverse, with a whole bunch of incredible women helping to ensure their success.

Screen Queens reviews the QFF

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At a time when mainstream cinema is increasingly bland and repetitive, a film festival is more important than ever. David Stratton commended the inaugural Queensland Film Festival (2015) to Brisbane with those words. Two years later, they still apply: sadly, … Continued

Q&A: Jamila Rizvi

On Wednesday 2nd August, Jamila Rizvi will be in conversation with Rebecca Levingston at Brisbane Powerhouse discussing all things women in work, and guess what?! As well as having this Q&A with Jamila ourselves in the lead up to the event, we’ve got … Continued

Girls to the Front at The Zoo (June 2017)

On Friday 30th June, Brisbane’s The Zoo is celebrating “a night showcasing strong female talent in the music industry” with their appropriately titled event, Girls to the Front. From 8pm, Ella Vice, Nila Bonda, WHALEHOUSE, and The Bear Hunt will be taking to the stage and giving your ears a treat.

For this Q&A, Hot Chicks with Big Brains caught up with seven of the talented individuals from all four female-fronted acts, asking them each one question about what it’s like to identify as female within the music industry.

DO NOT [RE]TOUCH: A Photoshoot and Interview with JBC!

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JBC Lingerie describe themselves as a “body-positive” label, which is the understatement of the century. More accurately, this female-run, Melbourne-based business makes sure their customer feels “sexy and like a total goddamn babe” regardless of shape, race, age, gender, or sexuality. They do custom orders for … Continued

Books for Big Brains: A.S. King’s Still Life with Tornado

We want to send YOU books for FREE. All you have to do is provide us with your opinion on the book you’re sent in the form of a 200-300+ word review. Sound like a sweet deal? Get in touch with us!

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