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
5.14.20
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

Lou Reed Dated a Trans Woman. That Doesn't Mean He Treated Her Well.

The photos of Reed and Rachel suggest a happy couple, but what is known about their relationship paints a far more complicated picture.
Harron Walker
5.7.20
healthcare

Telehealth Is Lifting Major Roadblocks to Trans Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic sparked a massive shift to remote transition-related care. Despite minor setbacks, the change has made an incredible difference for patients.
Harron Walker
5.4.20
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
4.30.20
LGBTQ

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

Getting to the bottom of a modern branding mystery.
Harron Walker
4.29.20
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
4.17.20
healthcare

Advocates Urge Cuomo to Grant Clemencies Before Prison Outbreak Worsens

"COVID-19 will create havoc and transform New York state prisons into death camps, and it will be on his watch."
Harron Walker
4.13.20
health wellness

Tenants Tell Us How Their Rent Strikes Are Going

“Landlords need to be on notice. Your tenants are sick of this.”
Harron Walker
4.9.20
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
4.3.20
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
4.1.20
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
3.31.20
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