Hannah Witton, BA
“I chose creating content about sex and relationships because it's an area I find fascinating and I am so passionate about reducing the shame and stigma people feel.”
Hannah Witton is an award-winning online creator and author whose videos have attracted 45 million views and 600,000 subscribers on YouTube.
She is regarded as one of the UK’s leading voices on a range of topics, including sex, relationships, feminism, body image, gender, and sexuality.
Hannah is also known for sharing her experience having an ostomy, and she has appeared on the ITV morning program “Lorraine.”
Hannah’s debut book, “Doing It,” sold over 20,000 copies internationally in its first year alone. “Doing It” candidly explores masturbation, puberty, slut-shaming, and consent, as well as how to maintain healthy relationships in a digital age.
Hannah’s second book, “The Hormone Diaries,” comes off the back of her successful YouTube series of the same name.
“Doing It Podcast” is Hannah’s podcast series, which has just celebrated 500,000 downloads. New episodes are every Wednesday, and Hannah talks about all things sex, relationships, dating, and bodies with her guests.
Hannah’s knowledge and optimistic style result in regular invitations to contribute to TV and radio.
With a combined social media following of over 900,000, Hannah’s take on young people’s issues has garnered her work with global brands like MTV, Durex, and Always, to name a few.
- “Best Sex and Relationships Influencer” at the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2016
- Marie Claire’s Power List of 30 game-changing creators of 2017
- Ambassador for Brook, the UK’s leading sexual health and well-being charity for young people
- Shortlisted for the “Young Person of the Year” at FPA’s UK Sexual Health Awards
- 2019 Sunday Times’ Top 100 Influencer List
Academic background and projects
For her degree in history, Hannah specialized in sexual history, and her dissertation focused on the history of sexology and sex manuals.
Hannah’s short film, “History of Homosexuality,” was a finalist in the 2013 Guardian and Oxford University Press Very Short Film Competition.