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.

New South African transgender memoir to be released

  • Category: News
  • Created: 25 May 2016
South-African-transgender-memoir out
 
A new book about the life and experiences of a transgender South African woman will be launched in Cape Town and Johannesburg in the coming weeks.
 
Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa, published by Jonathan Ball Publishers, is a memoir by medical doctor Anastacia Tomson.
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Request for programme evaluators

  • Category: News
  • Created: 19 May 2016

OUT requires an external evaluation of its Love Not Hate LGBTI hate crimes programme. The evaluation will assess the extent to which specific, substantive targets have been met across agreed on indicators.

The evaluation is intended to provide lessons learned and recommendations to be used by the project partners in planning future work.

The evaluation will be conducted by one or two individuals, at least one of whom will have a post-graduate qualification in a relevant field (e.g. social sciences, organisation management).

To this end, OUT has released a terms of reference for those wishing to apply to provide this service. Click here to download the document.

Please send your proposal to Dawie Nel: 012 430 3272 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Saying goodbye to Delene

  • Category: News
  • Created: 19 May 2016
saying goodbey to delene
 
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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1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
0083
South Africa

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Telephone: (012) 430 3272
Facsimile: (012) 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27

 

 

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