Harron Walker

Senior Staff Writer, Life

harron.walker@vice.com

Harron Walker is a Senior Staff Writer on VICE's Life desk. An award-winning journalist, she previously worked at Out and is an ongoing contributor to Jezebel.

health wellness

Sharing Joints and Other Mundane Things We Wish We Could Get Back

Now we're realizing the little things that won't be the same when life "opens up."
Harron Walker
5.15.20
health science

Can Sourdough Starters Feel Pain?

The yeast and bacteria needed for dough to become bread are very much alive, just as humans are. What does this mean about our quarantine baking?
Harron Walker
5.12.20
relationships

Petting the Cat Wrong and 16 Other Ways Our Partners Are Trying to Hurt Us

Weeks of isolation have brought to light a bunch of bafflingly bizarre habits we never noticed about the people we love.
Harron Walker
5.1.20
LGBTQ

Pretty Sure These 'Femme' 'Boxers' on Instagram Are Just... Underwear?

Getting to the bottom of a modern branding mystery.
Harron Walker
4.30.20
health wellness

How to Tell Your Friends You Don't Want to Text All Day

When we’re all stuck at home, drawing boundaries can be hard.
Harron Walker
4.20.20
health wellness

This 'Virus-Free' Retreat Sounds Like a Pandemic Hot Spot Waiting to Happen

The ill-conceived “Harbor” promises group respite from COVID-19 for as little as $3,000 a month and flies in the face of every known warning about the pandemic.
Harron Walker
4.5.20
healthcare

A Dermatologist Is Creating Unnecessary Panic Around Spironolactone and COVID-19

Despite concerns on social media, medical experts say that neither trans women nor people who take the testosterone-blocker for acne are at higher risk of COVID-19.
Harron Walker
4.2.20
health wellness

Cutting Your Own Hair Will Only Make This Worse

Giving yourself bangs might be tempting right now, but it won't give you the sense of control you seek.
Harron Walker
4.1.20
healthcare

COVID-19 Forces Drag Queens to Take Their Shows Online

"We can laugh. We can have a good time, even if that means having it in the comfort of our homes."
Harron Walker
3.23.20
healthcare

If You Miss Going to Bars, Have Drinks With Your Friends on FaceTime

If coronavirus is keeping you from going out, you can at least crack a cold one with the boys on video chat.
Harron Walker
3.13.20
LGBTQ

Want to Transition? There's an App for That

Solace is a one-stop resource for people who know that they're trans but don't know where to start.
Harron Walker
2.21.20
Fitness

Runners Hate Running as Much as the Rest of Us

There are a lot of flowery, feel-good narratives around running as exercise—but the reality is, even people who are committed to it hate it.
Harron Walker
2.19.20
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