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.

LGBT community still faces healthcare discrimination in SA

  • Category: News
  • Created: 11 September 2020

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A new report that looks at community-led healthcare delivery to LGBT people in South Africa has found that these individuals continue to experience discrimination when accessing public healthcare services.

The Quality Through Inclusion? report was produced as a collaboration between OUT LGBT Well-being, Triangle Project and the Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit at the University of Cape Town and was funded by COC Netherlands. 

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TEN81 joins the Engage Men's Health family

  • Category: News
  • Created: 10 September 2020


From the 1st of October 2020, the groundbreaking TEN81 clinic in Hatfield will be renamed Engage Men's Health Pretoria. Managed by OUT LGBT Well-being, the free clinic was the first in the city to specifically serve the sexual health and well-being needs of gay, bisexual and other MSM (men who have sex with men).

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Criminalising MSM increases risk of HIV

  • Category: News
  • Created: 03 August 2020

It’s been shown that men who have sex with men (MSM) living in African countries that outlaw same-sex sexuality are at far higher risk of HIV infection.

The study by Carrie Lyons of Johns Hopkins University found that these men are almost at five times higher risk of having HIV compared to those in African countries in which homosexuality is not illegal.

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OUT LGBT Well-being and TEN81 clinic have moved

  • Category: News
  • Created: 31 July 2020

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OUT LGBT Well-being, one of South Africa’s oldest LGBTQ organisations and its groundbreaking TEN81 clinic have moved to an exciting new location in Pretoria.

After 11 years of providing free sexual health, hate crime support and other services at 1081 Pretorius Street in Hatfield, OUT will now operate just a few blocks away at 1310 Stanza Bopape Street, Colbyn (bordering Hatfield).

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Organisation Info


Physical Address

1081 Pretorius Street
Hatfield, Pretoria
South Africa


Contact Numbers

Telephone: 012 430 3272
Facsimile: 012 342 2700

South Africa international dialing code: +27



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