Servicing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community

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 theme july 2015

JULY 2015 THEME: IRRATIONAL BELIEFS

• Identify the irrational or unhelpful belief or thought.

• Ask yourself where this belief or thought comes from.

• Ask yourself where the evidence or proof is that confirms this belief or thought. Is the proof enough?

• Consider how this thought or belief has impacted on your life.

• Ask yourself if the way this thought or belief makes you feel is how you want to feel.

• If this thought or belief is irrational or unhelpful, replace it with a new, realistic and helpful thought or belief.

• Repeat the new thought or belief to reinforce it.

If you need more advice or support, please contact:

Dr Dick on http://www.men2men.co.za
or Dr Delicious on http://www.womyn2womyn.co.za
or get face-to-face counselling (Book now on 012 430 3272)
or telephonic counselling (0860 688 688)

Services
Have you been threatened, hit, raped or had your property damaged or stolen because you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI)? Then you have been a victim of a hate crime.
OUT offers exciting training to mainstream service providers and other interested parties. The training assists individuals to understand themselves as sexual beings.
Currently OUT distributes safer sex packs to a range of venues in Tshwane that are utilised by gay men and lesbian women. These packs also include responsible sex messaging, appropriate barrier methods and lube.
OUT's Engage Men’s Health project offers free and confidential sexual health services to gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM).