The Real Reason Feminists Spit Flames Over Passport Bros

And a simple solution to end this debate.

Carlyn Beccia
Published in
6 min readApr 11, 2024

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The Real Reason Feminists Spit Flames Over Passport Bros
Anacreontick’s in Full Song, James Gillray, England, 1801 | Public Domain

In the eighteenth century, it was common for aristocratic young men fresh out of University to travel to Europe for cultural enlightenment. These “Grand Tours” were typically done before marriage and were viewed as a rite of passage for any hoity-toity, well-heeled traveler.

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Carlyn Beccia
Heart Affairs

Author & illustrator. My latest books — 10 AT 10, MONSTROUS: THE LORE, GORE, & SCIENCE, and THEY LOST THEIR HEADS. Contact: CarlynBeccia.com