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.

HIV treatment as prevention is effective in homosexual male couples, study finds

  • Category: News
  • Created: 23 July 2018

Results from a large study of HIV transmission risk among homosexual male couples with differing HIV status have been published in The Lancet HIV.

The study, led by the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney, is called Opposites Attract, and contributes to global evidence demonstrating that when the HIV-positive partner is on daily antiretroviral therapy (ART) and has an undetectable viral load, the risk of sexual transmission to the HIV-negative partner is effectively zero.

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As You Like It, a queer anthology

  • Category: News
  • Created: 26 June 2018

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“We are homosexuals, heterosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals and whateversexuals, burning to rescue this continent …” – Pwaangulongii Dauod

The Gerald Kraak Award showcases some of the most provocative works of fiction, poetry, journalism, photography and academic writing by members of and allies of the LGBTQI+ community as fierce defenders of human rights. 

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WHO decision to declassify gender incongruence as a mental disorder a positive step forward

  • Category: News
  • Created: 20 June 2018

OUT LGBT Well-being welcomes the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to no longer classify gender incongruence as a mental disorder.

The groundbreaking change was announced as part of the launch of the WHO's new International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) this week, the global guide's first revision in 18 years.

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