Organisations

You're not alone

Being gay or lesbian in a generally heterosexist and sometimes homophobic society can take its toll. Various organisations and services around the country aim to provide support and advice in range of life categories. Choose a province below for the listings of these useful organisations. Mail us if you'd like your organisation listed here.

Support for you and your lifestyle in Gauteng

Gauteng

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General Organisations

ACTIVATE
Organisation for Gay, Lesbian and Bixesual Students. Contact Alok on 0826414292. - E-Mail
BEHIND THE MASK
A non-profit media organisation publishing a news website intended for gay and lesbian affairs in Africa.
Tel: +27 (0)11 403 5566
E-mail: info@mask.org.za
Website:
www.mask.org.za/
FEW (FORUM FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN)
Tel: 011 339 1867/1882 or 011 403 8682.
Fax: 011 339 1871
Email: info@few.org.za - Website
GALA: GAY AND LESBIAN ARCHIVES
GALA provides a permanent home at Wits University for historical and archival material relating to LGBTI experience in South Africa. 706 University Corner, University of the Witwatersrand, Braamfontein.
Tel: +27 (0)11 717 4239
Fax: +27(0)11 717 1783
E-Mail: info@gala.co.za - Website
GAY AND LESBIAN LEGAL ADVICE CENTRE
#1C Rocky Street, Yeoville
GAY PARENTS' SUPPORT GROUP
Gay Parents' Support Group. Contact Louise 083 289 5929
JOBURG PRIDE
A section 21 company that organises the annual Joburg Pride festival - the largest and oldest in Africa. E-mail: info@joburgpride.org - Website
SA BEARS
A gathering of “bear”. Meet every second and fourth Saturday. Website: www.sabears.co.za.
SKEEF
Organisation for gay and lesbian students at Rand Afrikaans University Tel Leon Botes c/o SRC at (011)489-2911
SOHACA (SOWETO HIV/AIDS COUNSELLORS ASSOCIATION)
(b)Soweto(/b) Sohaca (Soweto HIV/Aids Counsellors Association) PO Box 229 Dube Village 1800 Soweto Tel: +27 (0)11 939 3540 Fax: +27 (0)11 939 5903 Activities: counseling, mental health, HIV, support - E-Mail
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Health

AIDS HELPLINE
Toll free 0800 0123 22
AIDS LAW PROJECT
Legislative Laws and Legal Prtection and advice for people living with HIV/Aids. Contact: 011 717 8600
HEALTH4MEN AT CHIAWELO CLINIC (SOWETO)
HIV & STI screening and treatment, provision of ARVs and PEP, TB screening and counselling, sexual health advice and counselling to gay, bi and men who have sex with men. At 1743 Rihlamphu Street. Email: chiawelo@anovahealth.co.za. Tel: 071 150 1750 - Website
HEALTH4MEN AT YEOVILLE CLINIC (JOHANNESBURG)
HIV & STI screening and treatment, provision of ARVs and PEP, TB screening and counselling, sexual health advice and counselling to gay, bi and men who have sex with men. At 1219 Kenmere (corner of Kenmere and Hopkins). Email: yeoville@anovahealth.co.za. Tel: 072 654 0816 - Website
HEALTH4MEN AT ZOLA CLINIC (SOWETO)
HIV & STI screening and treatment, provision of ARVs and PEP, TB screening and counselling, sexual health advice and counselling to gay, bi and men who have sex with men. At Zola Community Health Centre, Bendile Road. Email: zola@anovahealth.co.za. Tel: 071 286 3762 - Website
HOSPICE
(011) 483-1068
LIFE LINE
(HIV support) 0800 012 322 toll free 24 hours service
NAPWA (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PEOPLE WITH AIDS)
Check out www.napwa.org
OUT - PRETORIA
Advice, clinic, counselling, testing, ARVs & PEP, library, support groups and other services for LGBT people. 1081 Pretorius Street, Hatfield, Pretoria. Office Line: 012 430 3272, Counselling Line: 0860 688 688, OUT Donation Line: SMS “donate” to 42655 (R30/sms), E-mail: info@out.org.za. Facebook: www.facebook.com/outlgbt. Twitter: www.twitter.com/outlgbt. - Website
THE LIVING SOBER GROUP
Primarily GLBT Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting (Rosebank, Johannesburg). Day: Wednesday. Time: 19h30. Physical Address: Parktown North Methodist Church Hall, 7th Avenue, Parktown North. Contact: Peter: 072 292 1301, Lee: 071 890 8001 or Roy: 082 828 8218. - Website
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Spiritual

AL-FITRAH FOUNDATION
Activities: e-support, weekly spiritual meetings, socials. Tel: 082 507 3412 (Muhsin Hendricks) - E-Mail
CONTEMPORARY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
A self governing catholic (non Roman) ecumenical and welcoming community. Served by the White Robed Monks of St Benedict and offering a spiritual home to all who feel alienated from their institutional churches. Our priest is also a civil union marriage officer. Contact Fr. Oliver on 076 604 5582 for times and venues of Mass and regular get-togethers. - Website
GAY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY / GAY CHRISTEN BOND
PO Box 1363, Rand Park Ridge, Johannesburg, 2156. Contact Roland 082 601 6416 or Johan 083 677 2126. - E-Mail
GAY MUSLIM OUTREACH
Gay Muslim Outreach. Abdul 082 784 5304 - E-Mail
JEWISH OUTLOOK
LGBTI Jewish Alliance. South African Jewish Organisation catering for the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgendered and Intersex Community.
Email:info@jewishoutlook.org
Support No: 076 215 8600
- Website
THE INNER CIRCLE
A Muslim-based organization for the social and spiritual development of sexually diverse groups and individuals.
Phone: 2711-432-4946
E-mail: admin@theinnercircle-za.org
- Website
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Sports

GSSA (GAY SPORT SOUTH AFRICA)
The network caters specifically for those individuals who have an interest in sport in various capacities. If you have any queries please contact GaryC on gaysportsa@mweb.co.za

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