About Jerry Barnett

(This is Jerry’s bio page – click for the main Sex and Censorship blog)

Jerry Barnett is the founder and primary writer at Sex and 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 tweets as @PornPanic and runs the Sex and Censorship page on Facebook. His email address is jerry@sexandcensorship.org.


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.

Antisemitism and Black Nationalism (Areo)

The Price of Sex (Quillette)

Identity Politics is Killing Solidarity and Fuelling Fascism (Sex and Censorship)

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

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

Why is Sex Declining in America? (Arc Digital)

There is No ‘Gay Gene’, but Sexuality is Affected by Many Genes of Small Effect (Quillette)

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

London’s Knife Crime is not the Fault of the Black Community (Areo Magazine)

Last Days at Hot Slit – A Review of Andrea Dworkin’s Writing (Quillette)

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

The Biology of Prostitution (Sex and 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.

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