OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

Vital HIV services for MSM continue in Joburg and Pretoria during lockdown

  • Category: News
  • Created: 08 April 2020

Two specialised health clinics for men who have sex with men (MSM) will continue to provide free life-saving HIV services, despite the national coronavirus lockdown.

Gay, bisexual and other MSM are among the most vulnerable to HIV infection in South Africa. They are also likely to face stigma and discrimination at mainstream clinics when it comes to their sexual health.

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OUT statement on the coronavirus crisis

  • Category: News
  • Created: 20 March 2020

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As we face the threat of the coronavirus in South Africa and across the world, the well-being of OUT's clients, staff members and community is of critical importance. We would, therefore, like to inform you of what steps we are taking to reduce the risk of infection while maintaining our services.


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The dire state of sexual and reproductive health education in schools

  • Category: News
  • Created: 27 February 2020

With a lack of sound facts, many learners navigate their sexual identities in murky waters. Now that parents can choose to exclude their children from comprehensive sexual education, it’s about to get murkier.

In December last year, Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga announced that parents would be able to opt out of comprehensive sexual education in schools, provided they could offer an alternative that meets the curriculum and assessment policy criteria. 

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Organisation Info


Physical Address

1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
South Africa


Contact Numbers

Telephone: 012 430 3272
Facsimile: 012 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27



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