“What’s It Worth To You?” Charging For Emotional Labor Is An Inherently Feminist Act
HARLOT Magazine

Very radical and thoughtful article, thanks. We could all focus on the aspects of the article about sex workers, but what I took from it is that all women are used for emotional labour, in an unpaid capacity. Sometimes I find this going on in my freelance work (as a researcher and writer) as well as everyday life. Men want to use you to work through their emotional problems, without giving you anything in return, and sometimes in quite a casual sense. That leaves you feeling like you are simply a use-value, not a person.

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