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.

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


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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Cape Town LGBT tourism travel survey

  • Category: News
  • Created: 21 July 2016

An online survey aims to find out more about LGBT travellers to Cape Town, seen as one of the world’s gay tourism capitals.

Created by Capetonian Chris Hattingh as part of his PhD, the survey is being run in collaboration with Cape Town Tourism.

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Shocking new stats show that South Africans are becoming MORE homophobic

  • Category: News
  • Created: 30 June 2016

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As it’s revealed that 14% of Gauteng residents support violence against gay and lesbian people, Love Not Hate calls for the fight against homophobia to become a national priority. 

Among the results of the 2015 Gauteng City-Region Observatory Quality of Life Survey, released on Tuesday, 14% of Gautengers agreed that it’s acceptable to be violent to gay and lesbian people. 

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Hatfield, Pretoria
South Africa


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South Africa international dialing code: +27



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