Just an hour before the first ever Mr. Gay China pageant was scheduled to begin, Beijing police came to the nightclub where it was scheduled and told organizers that they were not properly licensed to hold this type of event.
So they were forced to cancel it as the audience and press looked on. Police often use the "licensing" issue as a reason to prevent what the government deems as unlawful demonstrations, such as protests.
"It's incredibly disappointing," one organizer told ABC News. A...Full Story