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Please Yourself Book Club | Start your practice

June 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm



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Age group
For over 18's only
Wheelchair AccessibleWheelchair accessible
Groups of most relevance to event
Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse, Queer
Content warning
Content related to individual vulva owner experiences with self pleasure, shame & content of book.
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1 Tripovich St
Brunswick, Victoria 3026 Australia
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Community & culture

Health & wellness

inclusion and accessibility

Writing, reading & literature

Please Yourself Book Club, reading and discussing Slow Pleasure by Euphemia Russell. For curious vulva owners, looking for a safe, honest conversation around self-pleasure and shame.

Where: Brunswick/Bulleke-bek

When: Tuesday, 13 June

Event Size: Capped at 20 -25 ppl.

Ticket Options:
– Ticket [$20 + booking fees]
– Ticket + Book* [$55 + booking fees]
*Books will either be delivered or ready for pick up 6 weeks prior to the event.

What to expect on the night:

– Doors open at 7.00pm for a 7.15pm start.
– No entry will be permitted after 7.30pm to prevent disruption.
– Facilitated Q and A style group discussion and reflective activities.
– Conversations about beautiful books and content that relates to your experiences.
– Conversation will begin to wind down about 8.30pm, with the event concluding at 9.00pm

Drinks include: Charming local wines, delightful non-alcoholic drinks and a selection of beautiful teas will be available along with some light snacks.

What are we reading next?

25/07 | Science of sex – Come as you are by Emily Nagoski

05/09 | Grief & trauma – My body keeps your score by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

17/10 | Pleasure politics – Pleasure Activism by Adrienne Maree Brown

28/11 | Exploring your desires – Perv by Jesse Bering

Your Facilitators:
Tee Ritchey (she/they)

Founder of Owner Operator and experienced facilitator, mental health and trauma trained, sexual abuse & assault survivor and advocate, neurospicy, recovering people pleaser and self-professed dork.

Sam Jones (all pronouns welcome)

Best known as the creator of Smut Buttons, where she brings together her extensive work history in the sex industry and personal experiences of mental illness to write informative and entertaining content. Sam has been named one of Kinkly’s Sex Blogging Superheroes and is a cast member of OMGyes.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at ownerperator.au@gmail.com or via Instagram @owneroperator.au