Debunking Homophobia, One Evolutionary Theory At A Time

Most homophobes use invalid and prejudiced arguments to defend their stances, the most common one being that same-sex relations are ‘unnatural’. This can be dispelled using science and evolutionary theories, as brought up by Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling book Sapiens. Harari says that biology is willing to tolerate a wide spectrum of possibilities. It is the culture that imposes the restrictions. Biologically speaking, if something is possible, it is natural. A truly unnatural behaviour, something that goes against the laws of nature, simply cannot exist. Biology enables women to bear children- culture encourages them to recognise...

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