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.

Participate in a research study seeking to understand your experience of counseling or therapy as an LGBTQ Person

In this study, she is interviewing LGBTQ people who have been in mental health treatment (for at least 2 sessions) to learn more about their experience.

To Participate: You must identify as LGBTQ and be over 18 years of age. Participation can be done online through videoconferencing, by phone, or in person. March 11-April 5.

Benefits: If selected, travel expense will be reimbursed ($10.00). Estimated one hour. Also, you may learn more about yourself and develop new insights about your experience, and your participation may benefit LGBTQ people in the future. The study was approved by University of Massachusetts Boston Institutional Review Board (#2018231).

To take part, please contact Sharon Horne, PhD at sharon.horne@umb.edu or WhatsApp her on +1 9012300422.

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).