OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.
OUT has been in existence for almost 20 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.
As many around the world grapple with the issue of so-called reparative therapy (a widely discredited and potentially dangerous effort to alter sexual orientation), few are aware that psychologists in South Africa have taken an important stand in promoting human well-being and social justice for all.
OUT is hosting the acclaimed "Binaries and Boxes", a workshop that will demystify human sexuality in all its variations and complexities.
Pharmacists can sell take-home HIV testing kits, says Pharmacy Council of South Africa Registrar and CEO Amos Masango. According to Masango, a May 2015 decision by the council effectively quietly removed the ban on pharmacist sales of HIV self-testing kits. The decision comes almost one year...
The Love Not Hate campaign, a nation-wide multi-partner initiative addressing violence against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex) people, is alarmed at the recent spike in attacks against members of the LGBTI community. On 18 December 2015, the mutilated and burnt body of a 21-year-old...
The local chapter of the Shell LGBT Network, an LGBT staff network within Shell globally, was recently established in South Africa. The network held its first Spring Cocktail event on the 1st of October 2015, at the Sands in Sandton, Johannesburg.