Club Angel permanently shut down?

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Having barely lasted in Shanghai for a month (the menus were still marked 'temporary' when we went there a few weeks ago)Club Angel has closed due to licensing issues. On their Weibo page, they say Xuhui district authorities have told them that 'Hengshan Lu cannot accommodate a "gay" bar'. Perhaps that's because it's already overflowing with bars offering men female companionship.

Ricky Lu, a representative for Club Angel's investors told us he believes 'this is a personal decision and not the entire Government's attitude. Now, we need to contact the city leaders, including the mayor, about whether we can open a gay club in Shanghai.'

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