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.


  • Category: News
  • Created: 24 November 2012

According to the 2012 UNAIDS World AIDS Day Report, there's been dramatic progress in combating the HIV/Aids epidemic around the world, but men who have sex with men remain vulnerable.

The report shows that a more than 50% reduction in the rate of new HIV infections has been achieved across 25 low- and middle-income countries––more than half in Africa, the region most affected by HIV.

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  • Category: News
  • Created: 24 November 2012

Gender DynamiX, the South African trans rights group, says it has documented four trans murders in South Africa in the past year.

On the 14th International Transgender Day of Remembrance, marked around the world today, Gender DynamiX urged the LGBTI community to remember Thapelo “Queen Bling” Makutle, Sasha Lee Gordon, an un-named tran woman and Vuyisa Dayis.

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  • Category: News
  • Created: 24 November 2012

Reuters has reported that the government of Malawi has suspended laws criminalising homosexuality, at least for the moment.

The news agency said on Monday that Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara had also ordered police not to arrest gays and lesbians.

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Award Winning Line-up at OUT in Africa

  • Category: News
  • Created: 12 November 2012

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The second instalment of the 19th Out In Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival runs from 27 July to 5 August in Cape Town and Joburg. It offers an impressive line-up of queer films to keep you warm this winter.

(For the second year in a row, Out In Africa is running three mini-festivals in 2012, with the third edition scheduled for 17-28 October 2012.)

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Office Space Available at OUT

  • Category: News
  • Created: 03 April 2013

office space

OUT has office space available for LGBT-friendly use, ideal for an NGO or professionals. There are 4 offices available; all air conditioned and furnished.

They are on the second floor of the building, ensuring privacy of operations. To share will be kitchens, 5 bathrooms, a board room, a reception area and significant storage space. Read more ...

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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