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15 Amazing Women You Should Know Better

Lena Dunham hosts Women of the Hour, the newest podcast from BuzzFeed, and it features conversations with these incredible people and many more.

Posted on October 20, 2015, at 10:46 a.m. ET

Women of the Hour, a new podcast hosted by Lena Dunham and produced by BuzzFeed, will feature conversations with women about love, sex, work, bodies, friendship, and more. You'll have to wait until Nov. 5 to hear the first episode, but in the meantime, listen to a preview and check out some of the amazing women featured on the show.
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Women of the Hour, a new podcast hosted by Lena Dunham and produced by BuzzFeed, will feature conversations with women about love, sex, work, bodies, friendship, and more. You'll have to wait until Nov. 5 to hear the first episode, but in the meantime, listen to a preview and check out some of the amazing women featured on the show.

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1. Janet Mock

Mock is a transgender rights activist and the author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.
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Mock is a transgender rights activist and the author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More.

2. Emma Stone

In Women of the Hour you'll hear advice from Stone about how to be a better friend, and more.
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In Women of the Hour you'll hear advice from Stone about how to be a better friend, and more.

3. June Squibb

Actress June Squibb, 58 years Emma Stone's senior, has her own advice to offer.
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Actress June Squibb, 58 years Emma Stone's senior, has her own advice to offer.

4. Emily Ratajkowski

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Actress and model Emily Ratajkowski talks about defying expectations.

5. Mara Brock Akil

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Mara Brok Akil, a writer and prolific TV producer, talks about creating characters for Girlfriends and Being Mary Jane.

6. Jemima Kirke

Jemima Kirke and Lena Dunham discuss their decades-long friendship.
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Jemima Kirke and Lena Dunham discuss their decades-long friendship.

7. Ashley C. Ford

Writer Ashley C. Ford and Dunham talk about meeting on Twitter and the new experiences they've brought to each other's lives.
Ashley C. Ford

Writer Ashley C. Ford and Dunham talk about meeting on Twitter and the new experiences they've brought to each other's lives.

8. Mindie Lind

Mindie Lind sings and plays piano — you can listen to her music here. Also, she was born with no legs and rides around on a skateboard.
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Mindie Lind sings and plays piano — you can listen to her music here. Also, she was born with no legs and rides around on a skateboard.

9. Zadie Smith

Author Zadie Smith has some productivity tips to keep you from falling into a "Beyoncé Google hole."
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Author Zadie Smith has some productivity tips to keep you from falling into a "Beyoncé Google hole."

10. Aidy Bryant

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The SNL comedian and self-proclaimed "size bitch" talks about body image in Hollywood.

11. Tracy Clayton

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12. Heben Nigatu

Heben and Tracy host BuzzFeed's Another Round podcast.
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Heben and Tracy host BuzzFeed's Another Round podcast.

13. Sam Taylor-Johnson

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Sam Taylor-Johnson is a filmmaker who directed the 2009 movie Nowhere Boy.

14. Amy Sedaris

Actress and author Amy Sedaris helps us understand her longtime friendship with designer Todd Oldham.
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Actress and author Amy Sedaris helps us understand her longtime friendship with designer Todd Oldham.

15. The Radical Monarchs

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The Radical Monarchs of Oakland, CA, a group of young activists, will give you new life goals.

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