A gay male couple's third attempt to marry in Baja California, Mexico on Saturday was not the charm.

After more than 21 months of legal wrangling, Victor Aguirre Espinoza, 43, and Fernando Urias Amparo, 37, were set to become the first gay couple to marry in Baja California. The men, both hairstylists, have been together more than 10 years.

A ruling from Mexico's Supreme Court paved the way for the couple to exchange vows in Mexicali, the state capital, but officials have resisted the ruling.

According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, the couple's homophobic nightmare continued on Saturday, when the men were greeted at City Hall by protesters wearing blue face masks.

The building was locked down and a top city official told the men that the wedding had been canceled due to a complaint that the men “suffer from madness.”

Their accuser was Guadalupe Gonzalez Sanchez, who along with her husband conducts mandatory pre-marital talks for the city. Sanchez is also the president of the conservative Coalition of Baja California Families.

Gonzalez filed a complaint accusing the men of being “aggressive and impertinent” on Thursday after she refused to certify their attendance. She also claimed that the men attempted to fool her by attending the talk accompanied by a woman.

Abraham Medica, a member of the Mexicali City Council, called the delay “nothing more than an excuse.”

“They're just doing this to buy time,” he said. “I don't know why they are making these people go through this torment.”

The couple vowed not to give up trying.