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.

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News

  • NEW ANTIBODY THERAPY SHOWS PROMISE IN FIGHTING HIV

    13 Apr 2015

    Researchers have shown that a new experimental therapy can dramatically reduce the amount of HIV present in a patient’s blood. The results stem from HIV patient trials of a new generation of so-called broadly neutralizing antibodies, conducted by Rockefeller University researchers in New York.…

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  • ONLINE DATING THE NEW "NORM" FOR GAY MEN

    10 Apr 2015

    Despite the rise in dating apps being associated with one time sexual encounters or ‘hooking up’, recent research from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales in Australia has found that more gay and bisexual men are meeting their long term partners through online dating. Researc…

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  • NEW BOOK PROFILES EARLY WORK OF HIV ACTIVISTS

    30 Mar 2015

    In 2002, only 25,000 HIV-positive South Africans had access to life-saving antiretrovirals (ARVs) costing thousands of rands. Today, the story is much different and a new book chronicles one of its most important chapters.…

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Services

  • Psychosocial Support Services

    The psychosocial support services are overseen directly by a registered counselling psychologist and include:

  • Barrier Method Distribution Service

    OUT provides an extensive barrier method distribution service (e.g. condoms, flavoured lube, dental dams, latex gloves, etc.) for both gay men and lesbian women.

  • OUT Clinic

    The clinic is managed by a registered nurse.  It is conveniently located within a five minute walk from the Hatfield Gautrain Station in Pretoria.

  • Training

    OUT offers exciting training to mainstream service providers and other interested parties. The training assists individuals to understand themselves as sexual beings. 

  • Men2Men / Womyn2Womyn

    OUT launched the men2men website in 2007 and the womyn2womyn website in 2012. These websites are the first of their kind in South Africa.