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.

Reports

Are we doing alright?

Realities of violence, mental health and access to healthcare related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in South Africa.

Hate Crimes Against LGBT People in South Africa, 2016

The first-ever national research on the level of discrimination against LGBT people in schools, in the health care system and in general.

Hate Crimes Against Transgender People in South Africa, 2016

The first-ever national research on the level of discrimination against Transgender people in schools, in the health care system and in general.

Quality Through Inclusion 2020

Community-led healthcare delivery, training and advocacy related to sexual and reproductive health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in South Africa.
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).