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.

Love Not Hate concerned about spike in LGBTI hate crimes

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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OUT welcomes approval of PrEP in South Africa

OUT LGBT Well-being applauds the recent decision by the Medicines Control Council to approve the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in South Africa.

PrEP is a new prevention option for HIV negative people who have high risk sex or simply wish to further protect themselves from HIV infection. It is also recommended for HIV negative people who are in a relationship with an HIV positive partner.

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Gauteng Health MEC opens OUT’s TEN81 Centre

Gauteng’s MEC for Health, Ms Qedani Mahlangu, has opened a groundbreaking new clinic in Tshwane, catering to the needs of groups at high risk of HIV infection.

On Thursday 3 September, MEC Mahlangu cut the ribbon to officially inaugurate the TEN81 Centre, located at the offices of OUT LGBT Well-being in Hatfield.

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Help Bobby Motlatla find justice

bobby Motlatla call info

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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Reaksie op Prof, Nelus Niemandt se oproep aan die NG Kerk oor gay lidmate

(An open letter in Afrikaans from OUT submitted to Beeld)

OUT LGBT Wellbeing, die Lesbiese/Gay/Biseksuele/Transseksuele organisasie in Pretoria, wil met hierdie skrywe graag vir Professor Nelus Niemandt bedank en hom loof vir die dapper stap wat hy geneem het om in sy persoonlike hoedanigheid by die NG Kerk te pleit dat die kerk haar deure oopgooi vir alle gay/lesbiese mense, hul huwelike, asook gay/lesbiese predikante.

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Physical Address

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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