About Jerry Barnett

Jerry Barnett is the founder and primary writer at Sex & Censorship. In addition to his campaigning and writing work he is an author, photographer, technologist and entrepreneur. He lives in London. His book, Porn Panic!, was published by Zero Books in August 2016.

He is dedicated to defending personal liberty, and makes regular appearances in the media and as a public speaker. You support his work via Patreon.


Jerry has written extensively, for a variety of publications, on many political subjects including sexual politics, free speech, science (especially related to sex), racial politics and other issues. Some of his articles are below.

Will declining monogamy lead to an increase in violence? (Areo Magazine, long read)

Silencing “hate speech” doesn’t stop hate (Huffington Post UK)

Porn, women’s rights, and the left (Counterpunch)

Why is the UK the most censored nation in Europe? (Pirate Party UK)

Porn for Women: What do Women Really Watch? (Sex & Censorship)

The Biology of Prostitution (Sex & Censorship)

Let those involved in porn speak for themselves (Independent Voices)

Jerry has made frequent radio appearances. He featured as a witness on Radio 4’s The Moral Maze to discuss pornography. The programme can be listened to online here.

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