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.

OUT ADVISES GAY, BI AND MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN ON PrEP

OUT Well-being, the Tshwane-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisation, has sought to offer clarity on a recent international recommendation that gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) take preventive HIV medication.

In July, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended that these men should take daily ongoing preventive antiretroviral medication as an additional method of preventing HIV infection.

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OUT WELCOMES ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH LESBIAN WOMAN’S RAPE & MURDER

OUT LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Well-being welcomes the arrest of a suspect in connection with the rape and murder of Gift Makau, a young lesbian woman in Ventersdorp.

According to media reports, the 18-year-old’s body was found on Friday. She had been raped and strangled and a running hose pipe had been shoved down her throat and into her stomach.

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THE ‘LOVE NOT HATE’ PROGRAMME CONDEMNS THE PASSING OF THE ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY BILL IN UGANDA AND CALLS FOR FURTHER CONSTRUCTIVE ENGAGEMENT

Six South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) non-governmental organisations (NGOs) hereby again strongly condemn the passing of the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill, signed into law on 24 February 2014 by Ugandan President Museveni. This law was passed in a context of rising threats not only to sexual minorities but also to women’s rights more broadly, such as the passing of the Ugandan Anti-Pornography Bill a day before the Anti-Homosexuality Bill appeared in parliament, and which indicates a deepening in fundamentalism in the region.

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OUT URGES EQUALITY COURT TO DO ITS JOB AND PROTECT LGBT RIGHTS

OUT Well-being, the Tshwane-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) organisation, is concerned by news that a Western Cape Equality Court has failed to rule in favour of a gay couple unfairly refused service by a guesthouse.

Neil Coulson and his husband Jonathan Sedgwick were denied accommodation in November 2013 by a B&B in Wolseley, near Ceres, because their sexual orientation was in conflict with the owners' personal Christian views.

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Organisation Info

 

Physical Address

1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
0083
South Africa

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Contact Numbers

Telephone: (012) 430 3272
Facsimile: (012) 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27

 

 

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