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.

Psychosocial Support Services

The psychosocial support services are free and offered by trained and experienced lay counsellors.

  • Face-to-face counselling sessions are based on an appointment system. To make an appointment please contact us on 012 430 3272. Sessions are conducted at the OUT offices, 1310 Stanza Bopape Street, Colbyn.
  • Online counselling is available for men on the men2men website (Ask Dr Dick) and for women on the womyn2womyn website (Ask Dr Delicious). Access these websites by visiting www.men2men.co.za and www.womyn2womyn.co.za.
  • Telephonic counselling is provided via the OUT Helpline. You can access the helpline Monday – Friday during office hours (08h30 – 16h30) by dialling 012 430 3272. Reverse charge calls are accepted.

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).