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The Case for Couples Therapy (In Your Twenties)

The Case for Couples Therapy (In Your Twenties)

Three twenty-somethings on how couples therapy strengthened their relationships—both with themselves and their partners.

Keep It Clean: A Guide to Caring for Your Sex Toys

Keep It Clean: A Guide to Caring for Your Sex Toys

We’re not averse to getting down and dirty. But there’s one major exception to this: your sex toys.

Casual Dating with a Conscience: My Rules of Engagement

Casual Dating with a Conscience: My Rules of Engagement

If you’ve somehow transcended hookup culture until now, this guide will help you navigate the minefield of non-monogamy.

Pleasure Centre: Je Joue’s Mimi

Pleasure Centre: Je Joue’s Mimi

"Mimi is a mood-setter; an acme of sensuality. It purrs softly but surely. It beckons amorously from its box."

Par Femme Book Club: Writer Tabitha Laffernis

Par Femme Book Club: Writer Tabitha Laffernis

"Maybe we can’t apply a single universal language to sex, but we all know what it’s like to internalise a yearning. To build a story around the things we...

In Touch With Illustrator Julie Houts

In Touch With Illustrator Julie Houts

"Staying “relevant” is not something I try to think about...I feel like it is a slippery slope to start trying to reflect people’s own consciousness back at them."

OMGYes Is Here to Close the Orgasm Gap

OMGYes Is Here to Close the Orgasm Gap

One instructional masturbation video at a time.

Life Advice From 7 of Our Favourite Women

Life Advice From 7 of Our Favourite Women

"Own your sexuality... The most radical thing you can do is ask for what you need and want.”


A Doula on What She Does and Why It's So Important

A Doula on What She Does and Why It's So Important

"Birth is a time of innate strength, empowerment and womanhood, which I feel has been hidden from many mothers and replaced by seeds of fear, doubt and compliance." 

BFF Gift Ideas For All Occasions

BFF Gift Ideas For All Occasions

Or, you know, yourself.

In Touch With Scientist and Mother Fiona MacDonald

In Touch With Scientist and Mother Fiona MacDonald

"What I love the most about science is how it shows the biological mechanisms through which our ‘gut feelings’ and mental state affect the rest of our bodies. I feel...

Pleasure Centre: Fun Factory's Volta vs. Volita

Pleasure Centre: Fun Factory's Volta vs. Volita

"Whatever your choice, make sure to hang a DANGER! HIGH VOLTAGE sign on your door. You’ll thank me later." 

In Touch With Photographer Natalia Parsonson

In Touch With Photographer Natalia Parsonson

"I admire women with the courage to stand up for themselves and speak their minds, and make things happen, and create freely. I also appreciate loyalty and sisterhood."

In Touch With Pleasure Educator Euphemia Russell

In Touch With Pleasure Educator Euphemia Russell

"If you feel safe, enjoy your body and take up space with your sexuality. Find people and communities and spaces that support and celebrate this. You don’t have...

Buying Your First Vibrator? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Buying Your First Vibrator? Here’s Everything You Need To Know

Behold, one of the most important (and fun) decisions of your life!

Pleasure Centre: Dame's Eva II Hands-Free Clitoral Vibrator

Pleasure Centre: Dame's Eva II Hands-Free Clitoral Vibrator

"Cute but powerful, the Eva II makes for the perfect it’s-a-present-for-you-but-really-I-can-use-it-too kinda gift. "

In Touch With Florist Anaïs Delebarre

In Touch With Florist Anaïs Delebarre

"When I opened my mind up to the craft of floristry, it was like entering a parallel world of wonder."

Pleasure Centre: Je Joue's Uma Vibrator

Pleasure Centre: Je Joue's Uma Vibrator

The most exciting thing to happen to my vagina since I quit waxing back in 2014.

Pleasure Centre: Svakom’s Keri Clitoral Stimulator

Pleasure Centre: Svakom’s Keri Clitoral Stimulator

Meet Keri: a vibrator by Svakom, a multi-award-winning toy brand powered by insight from real women.

This Toy Brand Is More Of A Tech Company

This Toy Brand Is More Of A Tech Company

Welcome to the stage your most adaptable pleasure protagonists.

Pleasure Centre: We-Vibe's Sync Couples Vibrator

Pleasure Centre: We-Vibe's Sync Couples Vibrator

We cordially pronounce We-Vibe the best addition to your sock drawer.

Par Femme Book Club: BARE Sexology's Tammi Ireland

Par Femme Book Club: BARE Sexology's Tammi Ireland

"Erotica turns me on like nothing else; I love trawling vintage bookstores for paperbacks that fit in my purse."

In Touch With Creator Amy Finlayson

In Touch With Creator Amy Finlayson

"No one is perfect, and I think embracing that makes for something really magic."

Par Femme Book Club: Double Disco's Ana Ifould

Par Femme Book Club: Double Disco's Ana Ifould

"It’s a great present if you want to talk about sex and symbolism. Leave a couple of pages open and you’re guaranteed a sexy message from your lover."

In Touch With Photographer Kristin Gallegos

In Touch With Photographer Kristin Gallegos

"I don’t take myself too seriously, but I’m also partial to someone with great style. That really turns me on."

Par Femme Book Club: Writer Rose Howard

Par Femme Book Club: Writer Rose Howard

"Cue Burning Man, polyamorous sex parties in penthouses, orgasmic meditation, oh my!"

Pleasure Centre: Jil Olivia G-Spot Vibrator

Pleasure Centre: Jil Olivia G-Spot Vibrator

Call it self-care, self-love, or just your right to feel good. Jil's Olivia vibrator is here to prove that pleasure doesn’t discriminate.

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Par Femme Book Club: Carly Rogers

"It’s survived 12 house moves and numerous spillages of vino rosso, and continues to take pride of place on my coffee table 10 years after purchase."

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In Touch With Motoring Journalist Noelle Faulkner

Your new favourite writer on anonymity, backseat sex, and the link between putting the pedal to the metal and having an orgasm.

PAR FEMME G-SPOT QUESTIONS

This Might Answer Your G-Spot Questions

"There’s no reason for women to feel abnormal if they’re unable to find it—but there’s no reason we can’t have fun looking, right?"

In Touch With Amelia Zadro

In Touch With Amelia Zadro

"My body feeling juicy and open after dancing, self-pleasure, and good sex. Hot skin being consumed by cold ocean water. Dressing up for a lover."

Par Femme Book Club: Gemma Janes

Par Femme Book Club: Gemma Janes

Reviving our book club series with the mind behind your new favourite Instagram account.

In Touch With Model Bella Michlo

In Touch With Model Bella Michlo

“Pleasure for me is completely forgetting about my surroundings and just focusing on the moment.”

Stop Neglecting Your Pelvic Floor

Stop Neglecting Your Pelvic Floor

A two-minute exercise could improve your sex life.

In Touch With Artist Scientwehst

In Touch With Artist Scientwehst

"I’ve always had a hand fetish. Long, thick, veiny, strong hands are incredibly sexy to me."

In Touch With Model Emily Labowe

In Touch With Model Emily Labowe

The model and embroidery maven talks pheromones, lingerie, and having her neck kissed.

PAR FEMME SVAKOM ALICE G-SPOT RABBIT VIBRATOR

Pleasure Centre: Svakom's Alice G-Spot Rabbit Vibrator

"The clitoral stimulator (the 'ear') bends softly to my shape when inserted, and, with some digital stimulation to hit the spot, was an intense but welcome addition."

In Touch With Sexologist Juliet Allen

In Touch With Sexologist Juliet Allen

"Normal for me is alternating between lovemaking, quick sex, very rough sex, dirty sex, and, of course, sex with myself."

Pleasure Centre: Squirting And How To Master It

Pleasure Centre: Squirting And How To Master It

"As a category of porn, squirting is rated third most popular in Australia, and in the UK, it's banned—for being too much fun, presumably."

7 Women Describe What An Orgasm Is Like

7 Women Describe What An Orgasm Is Like

"A deep, hot, reverberating earthquake, without the civilian deaths."

Pleasure Centre: Perlesque's Clio Love Balls

Pleasure Centre: Perlesque's Clio Love Balls

"Next minute, I was swivelling my hips as I vacuumed, keen to keep the sensation."


In Touch With Double Disco's Ana Ifould

In Touch With Double Disco's Ana Ifould

"I like the straight-up sexy stuff—old Playboy magazines, how someone moves their mouth, how willing they are to play the game."


A Love Letter To YSL Baby Doll

A Love Letter To YSL Baby Doll

The power of a fragrance to spur a coming-of-age moment.

Par Femme Book Club: Museum Magazine's Laura Bannister

Par Femme Book Club: Museum Magazine's Laura Bannister

The deuxieme instalment of our Par Femme Book Club unfolds the pickings of the deeply committed reader and writer.

In Touch With Tilly Lawless

In Touch With Tilly Lawless

"The idea that sex workers must be an 'easy lay' is hilariously wrong. Why have average sex with a stranger when I could be paid for that?"

In Touch With Elle-Louise Burguez

In Touch With Elle-Louise Burguez

"We are incredible if we allow ourselves to be the flowers that we are—soft yet strong, feminine yet masculine."

In Touch With TyLynn Nguyen

In Touch With TyLynn Nguyen

We caught up with the the California-based designer to talk sexiness, how self-love should precede all other forms, and, yes, underwear.


What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

What Does It Mean To Be A Woman?

In honour of all the strong, resilient, talented women in our lives and in the world.

Artist Alice Cherry And The Female Form

Artist Alice Cherry And The Female Form

As with a wordless glance, a lot can be said with the scant strokes of line drawings. Sydney artist Alice Cherry lent us hers to create the PF X Alice Cherry...

Par Femme Book Club: Melissa Kenny

Par Femme Book Club: Melissa Kenny

A safe space for well-read women to reveal the titillating, back-arching, lascivious literature that's been ruling their worlds.