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, free speech and sexual freedom, and makes regular appearances in the media, at university debates, and as a public speaker. You can 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), identity politics and other issues. Some of his articles are below.
Identity Politics is Killing Solidarity and Fuelling Fascism (Sex & Censorship)
Silencing “hate speech” doesn’t stop hate (Huffington Post UK)
Will declining monogamy lead to an increase in violence? (Areo Magazine, long read)
Porn, women’s rights, and the left (Counterpunch)
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)
Why is the UK the most censored nation in Europe? (Pirate Party UK)
Jerry has made frequent radio appearances. He featured as a witness on Radio 4’s The Moral Maze to discuss pornography.