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 shocked by Jon Qwelane case postponement

  • Category: News
  • Created: 31 August 2016

The Love Not Hate campaign is shocked by media reports that the hate speech case against Jon Qwelane has been postponed due to his ill health. According to his legal representatives, the former journalist may never be able to attend the trial.

The case has now dragged on for eight years, with Qwelane refusing to accept his 2011 hate speech conviction for writing a homophobic article and subsequently challenging the constitutionality of the Equality Act.

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National study on viral hepatitis in key populations in South Africa set to begin recruitment.

  • Category: News
  • Created: 26 July 2016

A consortium of partners, inluding OUT, is undertaking a viral hepatitis service provision and research project for key populations (people who inject drugs, sex workers and men who have sex with men) in South Africa. 

The study will assess information gaps on populations disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis and provide an evidence base to guide future interventions. 

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Charlize Theron: “We value some lives more than others”

  • Category: News
  • Created: 01 August 2016

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In a powerful speech at the International AIDS Conference, Charlize Theron has said that discrimination is the primary reason HIV/Aids has not been beaten.

The South-African-born Hollywood superstar used her address at the opening of the Durban event to question why the epidemic has still not been eradicated when we have all the tools needed to do so.

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