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.

Home HIV testing gets the green light in SA

  • Category: News
  • Created: 09 February 2016
Pharmacists can sell take-home HIV testing kits, says Pharmacy Council of South Africa Registrar and CEO Amos Masango.
According to Masango, a May 2015 decision by the council effectively quietly removed the ban on pharmacist sales of HIV self-testing kits. The decision comes almost one year after the council gazetted a draft plan to remove the ban. The proposed lifting of the ban was warmly received publicly, Masango told Health-e News.
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Concern about spike in LGBTI hate crimes

  • Category: News
  • Created: 19 January 2016
The Love Not Hate campaign, a nation-wide multi-partner initiative addressing violence against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex) people, is alarmed at the recent spike in attacks against members of the LGBTI community.
On 18 December 2015, the mutilated and burnt body of a 21-year-old lesbian woman, Motshidisi Pasca Melamu, was discovered in Gauteng’s Evaton North. It is believed that she was also raped.
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Shell LGBT Network supports OUT

  • Category: News
  • Created: 17 March 2016

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The local chapter of the Shell LGBT Network, an LGBT staff network within Shell globally, was recently established in South Africa.

The network held its first Spring Cocktail event on the 1st of October 2015, at the Sands in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Help Bobby Motlatla find justice

  • Category: News
  • Created: 08 December 2015

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The Love Not Hate campaign has issued an urgent call for information about the recent brutal murder of music student Bobby Motlatla in Potchefstroom.
Motlatla, 35, a member of the LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) community, was killed in his apartment on the 6th of November, 2015.

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