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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TEN81 November 2017 Theme: Setting boundaries

Boundaries help to define us as individuals and help us to set limits. They help us to understand where we need to draw the line in order to feel respected and valued in relationships. When we start to feel uncomfortable or taken advantage of, we know our boundaries had been violated.

Some tips on how to set healthy boundaries:

Work on self-awareness, self-respect, and learn to value yourself.

Develop an attitude of self-responsibility. Learn to ask for what you want, and learn to say “no”.

Set appropriate limits with others about what you can do and what you expect from them.

Boundaries need to be specific, reasonable, enforceable, and logical.

Communicate them clearly.

Be firm, and remember you are not responsible for the other person’s response.

 

For advice or support:

– Dr Dick on www.men2men.co.za 

– or Dr Delicious on www.womyn2womyn.co.za

– Get FREE face-to-face counselling at TEN81 in Pretoria (Book now on 012 430 3272)

– or get FREE telephonic counselling nationwide (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).