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.

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QUILTBAG Trans Seminar and Film Festival

This will be followed by a series of talks on topics such as “Trans representation in film”, “A failure to translate”, “The uses and abuses of tragedy in lesbian film”, “Understanding transgender identity”, and many more.

The evening programme will include a cocktail function at 6pm and the opening of the film festival, with a screening of the film Tomboy at 7.45pm.

Day two will see an afternoon and evening programme of film screenings: The Danish Girl; Southern Comfort; Venus Boyz; Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen; and a surprise classic film. The screenings will each be followed by an analysis and Q&A.

The event is free of charge, but booking is essential. For the full programme and to register / book, click here.

*QUILTBAG is an acronym for “Queer/Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Trans (Transgender/Transsexual), Bisexual, Asexual, Gay/Genderqueer”.

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).