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.

Saying goodbye to Delene

  • Category: News
  • Created: 19 May 2016
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Delene van Dyk has been an OUT stalwart for more than a decade, most notably as a groundbreaking trainer in matters of human sexuality. She recently left OUT to embark on exciting new adventures and opportunities.
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Age, race and having a partner affect risk for suicide among gay men

  • Category: News
  • Created: 18 May 2016
Researchers say that older gay and bisexual men appear to cope better with homophobia and are less likely to try to commit suicide.
Research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found that gay and bi men in the UK under the age of 26 were six times more likely to attempt suicide or self-harm and were twice as likely to be depressed or anxious compared to those aged over 45.
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Young lesbian woman murdered on her birthday

  • Category: News
  • Created: 11 April 2016
The Love Not Hate campaign, a nation-wide multi-partner initiative addressing violence against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people, is dismayed to report yet another senseless murder of a young lesbian woman.
Lucia Naido, from Katlehong on Johannesburg’s East Rand, was stabbed to death on the night of her birthday on March 19.
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The art of touch men-only workshops

  • Category: News
  • Created: 06 April 2016
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Art of Touch came about to address the need for male bonding, connection and interaction in the gay and bi-curious community in South Africa. Their workshops represent a safe space to explore, connect, share and be the man you are.
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Sexual health survey for MSM in Pretoria

  • Category: News
  • Created: 04 April 2016
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Are you a man who has sex with men? Are you older than 30 years of age, and do you live in Pretoria?
If so, Justin Knox from the Columbia University Medical Center would love to speak to you. He, together with OUT LGBT Well-being, is conducting important research on the life and sexuality of this group of men.
Help him learn from your experiences to make a difference in other men's lives. Participation is totally confidential and, if selected to take part, you will be compensated for your time.
To find out if you are eligible, please call Happy or send a "please call me" via SMS to 071 496 4407; or call 012 430 3272; or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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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