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 is looking for new volunteer Board Members

We are one of the oldest LGBT community groups in South Africa. Our main focus is on health issues of Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and LGBT people, hate crimes and community building.

OUT is currently recruiting for up to five new, volunteer Board members:

An OUT Board Member usually have a great passion for LGBTI issues, human rights and service delivery. S/he holds expertise in areas such as medical science, mental health, organisational development, gender, financial management, performance management, legal aspects, advocacy and representation and related.

The OUT Board’s primary role is to provide strategic direction to the organisation. They meet between 4-6 times per year for 5 hour meetings. They are responsible for the evaluation of the Director’s performance, adopting the annual plan and cash flow projection, approval of the annual report and audited statements and on-going operational guidance.

If you are interested in making available your expertise to serve the LGBTI community on a volunteer basis, please submit a CV to Dawie Nel, neld@out.org.za; 012-430 3272. Closing date for applications is 26 July 2016. The next Board meeting will be end of August/beginning of September 2016.

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).