Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Do you understand now why that comment was racist? I do. And thank you so much for helping me understand it. I really appreciate it. Of course. Okay. You can come in now. We're done. All right. That was an hour. Yeah. Oh, wonderful. Here you go. Wha... What is this? That's a bill. Please pay with a net 30. Otherwise, you will incur late fees. A bill for what? For miss Macedos emotional labor. Her hourly rate is $75. Plus, she accepts tips now, lucky you. So you're charging me for a talk? Hi, are you tired of your friends using you as a personal stress ball? Or having to explain the inner workings of the patriarchy to your male compadres? Don't worry, we've got your back. Here at Emotional Labor, we charge for your time and energy so you don't have to do that bullsh*t for free anymore. For time unclaimed, I get paid. Is she okay? And I was like, I can't believe you would call me that. Like an energy vampire? What? And so I called him 47 times and he wouldn't pick up, so I thought, Oh my God. So I thought, okay, this is weird, like, why would he be ignoring me, you know? Do people emotionally dump on you? Don't worry. We charge for that. What is this? Rad! Yeah! Hey, did you read the article I sent you about male entitlement and invisible work of women? Uh, can you just tell me what it said? Do people ask you to explain racism, misogyny, ableism or any other topic they could easily educate themselves on with a few clickity-clacks? Don't worry. We charge for that. Bro. Just tell me to put it away. I shouldn't have to tell you to put it away. You live here too. Are you tired of being the manager of the house? Having to delegate tasks and micromanage housework? When you're both partners who can have equal initiative, don't worry. We charge for that. We here at Emotional Labor track your unpaid work and bill on your behalf. Now, I know what you're thinking. Do I have to be a woman to join? According to a University of Michigan study, having a husband creates an extra seven hours of housework each week for women. While, men actually save an hour on chores. The United Nations found that women do 2.6 times the amount of unpaid work that men do. But we here at Emotional Labor know that emotional labor is not exclusive to women. People of color and marginalized communities often find themselves educating their friends and loved ones for free. So the answer is as long as you're working and you're not getting paid, we'll take you on as a client! That'll be $75. Wait, why am I getting charged, again? Because even discussing the imbalance of emotional labor is emotional labor. That'll be $75. What? This is ridiculous, I'm not paying this. Oh, no? No. Why don't you say hi to my little friend, Ryan, over there. Here at Emotional Labor we employ muscular and intimidating members of the male gender to enforce our policies, because why not weaponize the very system you're working to dismantle? That'd be $75. Do you take Amex? No. Emotional Labor. Charging for the bullsh*t you do. So you don't have to. Call 1-800-EMOLABOR and sign up today. If you commit to the first three months we'll also track down your exes, and charge them with compound interest rates up to four years. I'm Anna Akana, and thank you to the Patreons who supported today's video. And of course thank you to daddy Squarespace for sponsoring today's episode. From websites and online stores, to marketing tools and analytics, daddy Squarespace is the all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence and run your business. Plus with daddy Squarespace, you can see how your visits, unique visitors and page views trend over time, as well as gain insights into the top traffic sources, products, and browsers by visits. I'm an analytics host so I love that. You can stand out in any inbox with daddy Squarespace's email campaigns, where you can unify your brand voice from your homepage to your emails. And if that wasn't enough, you can authenticate all of your social profiles and auto-post your content to Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr. Go to squarespace.com/anna to start your free trial today. And whenever you're ready to launch use offer code Anna for 10% off. Our DP did it and you can too. Right, Eric? Yep.