In Northern Ireland people who love certain people have had a rough time so far and at this moment those people can not be blamed for finding the future looking a bit bleak in their country.
The two main parties are not exactly the best of friends and seeing how there was a civil war in the land ending only 20 years ago many wounds have not healed.
Currently same sex marriage is not legal in Northern Ireland despite decades of campaigning and the issue of abortion is still a fight.
For more information on related human rights issues and campaigns in Northern Ireland visit:
LGBT Northern Ireland
Also check out Northern Ireland’s first LGBT radio station, JUICE 103.8 FM out of Belfast.
Halldór is the managing editor of Shouts - Music from the Rooftops!, an investigative journalist, audio engineer, and animal rights activist. Currently based in Cuernavaca, Mexico.