SX News

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SX News
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TypeWeekly newspaper
FormatGlossy Tabloid
Owner(s)Evo Media
EditorReg Domingo
News editorCec Busby
FoundedJanuary 2000
LanguageEnglish
Headquarters140 William Street, East Sydney, NSW, Australia
WebsiteSX News website

SX News was a weekly gay and lesbian newspaper based in Sydney, Australia.

One of several titles published by Evo Media under the Gay News Network banner. SX News (commonly referred to simply as SX) is distributed throughout Sydney and New South Wales.

The publication covered local, national and international news of interest to the gay and lesbian community, and has a strong focus on the arts and entertainment.

SX featured interviews with high-profile people of interest to the gay and lesbian community. Interviews with high-profile people have included Kylie Minogue, Scissor Sisters, The Hon. Michael Kirby, Louie Spence, Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP, NSW Premier Nathan Rees, Dr Brad McKay, Rupert Everett, Perez Hilton, Janet Jackson, k.d. lang, Liza Minnelli, Pam Ann, and the Pet Shop Boys.

The SX editor was Reg Domingo. Cec Busby was the news editor, while Garrett Bithell was the sub-editor. The publication drew on a stable of regular contributors, including political commentators Rodney Croome and Sam Butler, theatre critic Veronica Hannon, Gay media identity Trevor Ashley, Sydney drag identity Joyce Mange and many more.

SX was the official media sponsor of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

In late 2006, the publication changed from a newsprint format to a high-quality, full-colour full-gloss format.

In July 2010 SX an exclusive interview with Kylie Minogue in her only Australian interview with the gay press.

In July 2010 SX celebrated its 500th issue with a special retrospective edition.

In 2015 SX began an LGBTI Health and HIV online hub called Check Up.

In 2015, television doctor Dr Brad McKay began a regular column called "Ask Dr Brad" in SX magazine and on the CheckUp web portal.[1][2]

In March 2017, after allegations of insolvent trading, non payment of creditors, including staff and the Australian Taxation Office, the group's main website http://www.gaynewsnetwork.com.au was taken offline by their hosting provider due to non payment. Since then no explanation has been provided to staff, suppliers or advertisers as to the status of the publications. As at 7 May 2017 all sites associated with the EvoMedia remain offline with no sign as to when if ever they will come online again.

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