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 LGBTI hate crime reporting platform launched

In the wake of alarming research confirming the severe vulnerability of the LGBTI community, a new platform has been launched by Love Not Hate to help victims anonymously report hate crimes.

The first of its kind website, www.report.lovenothate.org.za, allows individuals to log in and report any incidents that involve abuses of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) individuals in South Africa.

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Activists demand justice NOW in 5 Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Intersex (LGBTI) hate crime cases

Activists in the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) sector are speaking out about the appalling delays and injustices in five ongoing hate crime cases.

The cases have been selected by the Love Not Hate national campaign to illustrate severe lapses in the criminal justice system, especially when it comes to LGBTI people, ahead of protests to demand immediate action by the authorities. 

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Hate crime activist beaten with a cricket bat

Sally*, a 24-year-old activist from Pretoria, is dedicated to combating the stigma of HIV and the scourge of hate crimes. With her focus on helping others, this confident and openly-lesbian woman didn’t expect to herself become a victim of violent hate because of her sexual orientation. 

On Saturday 28 January, Sally was returning to her Sunnyside flat from a night out. She reached the gate of the apartment complex, so very close to home, when the men struck.

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1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
South Africa


Contact Numbers

Telephone: 066 190 5812
Facsimile: 012 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27



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