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.

TEN81 July 2018 Theme: Meditation

  • Category: News
  • Created: 12 July 2018

theme july 2018 TEN81 out m2m

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind” – Unknown

It's the middle of the year, and many of us are already feeling tired and drained. Meditation could help to deal with these challenges. Here are some tips on how to find inner strength and healing: 

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As You Like It, a queer anthology

  • Category: News
  • Created: 26 June 2018


“We are homosexuals, heterosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals and whateversexuals, burning to rescue this continent …” – Pwaangulongii Dauod

The Gerald Kraak Award showcases some of the most provocative works of fiction, poetry, journalism, photography and academic writing by members of and allies of the LGBTQI+ community as fierce defenders of human rights. 

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WHO decision to declassify gender incongruence as a mental disorder a positive step forward

  • Category: News
  • Created: 20 June 2018

OUT LGBT Well-being welcomes the decision by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to no longer classify gender incongruence as a mental disorder.

The groundbreaking change was announced as part of the launch of the WHO's new International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD) this week, the global guide's first revision in 18 years.

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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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