Some biologists have referred to the evolutionary problem with homosexuality, because same-sex sexual behavior is non-reproductive, yet homosexuality occurs in relatively high numbers—enough to support an adaptive function for homosexuality. So the big question is: how can natural selection work on a trait that seems unable to increase an individual’s fitness?
What do you think? How can a trait that is associated with non-reproductive sex be selected for? How could homosexual preferences increase an individual’s fitness? Answer in full sentences.