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.

Love Not Hate welcomes Jon Qwelane hate speech judgment

  • Category: News
  • Created: 21 August 2017

The Love Not Hate campaign sees the recent judgment in the Jon Qwelane case as an important victory against hate speech.

On Friday, the South Gauteng High Court found Qwelane guilty of hate speech in terms of Section 10 of the Equality Act for his 2008 article, Call me names, but gay is NOT okay, published in the Sunday Sun.

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Effective HIV treatment halts HIV transmission among homosexual couples, study finds

  • Category: News
  • Created: 01 August 2017

Results from the largest study to analyse HIV transmission risk among homosexual couples with differing HIV status have shown that HIV positive men who are on treatment that makes the virus undetectable, do not transmit HIV to their partners.

The results from the Kirby Institute’s Opposites Attract study were presented at the IAS Conference on HIV Science in Paris.

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We must listen to science not stigma

  • Category: News
  • Created: 13 July 2017

It's been revealed that most people don't know that those living with HIV and who are on effective treatment cannot pass on the virus.

A major new survey by Terrence Higgins Trust in the UK has shown that only 9% of the British public are aware of this fact, which has been evidenced by scientific research.

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1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
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