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Navarre Overton is an award-winning freelance writer specializing in topics such as, feminism, parenting, socioeconomic class, social justice, and domestic violence. Although she is currently pursuing a B.S. in Communication, her education has primarily been gained through life experiences such as poverty, domestic violence, mental health issues, and teen parenthood. These experiences not only inform the content of her writing but also her approach to communication with diverse audiences.

She is a frequent contributor to the parenting and living vertical on SheKnows.com where she primarily writes personal essays exploring parenting from a feminist perspective.

Her writing has also been published on Salon, Scary Mommy, Good Housekeeping, Mom.me, and an essay of hers is featured in the anthology So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood.

In 2016 she was honored as a BlogHer Voice of the Year for the essay titled All I Wanted Was One Person to Say, "Yes, You're Fat, But That's Not a Bad Thing": Coming to Terms With My Post-Baby Body which was published on Salon.com in 2015.