"HOW DO I GET STARTED?"

EDUCATION

The DTA Starter's Guide offers some advice and suggestions for where to begin learning about trans history on this site.

RESEARCH

We have historical materials in dozens of formats, which is a great way to browse our holdings.

CURIOSITY

Key terms and common topics highlight some of the major themes of the collection and offer a good start for browsing.

ALLYSHIP

Our Race and Ethnicity research guide is a great way to begin learning about how to be an ally.

Discover By Location

Use this map to check out locations that our materials are about––a great way to explore the global reach of trans history.

EXPLORE BY TOPIC

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French surrealist author and artist #ClaudeCahun was born today in 1894. In Tim Tum: A Trans Jew Zine, Cahun is celebrated as a "Jewish genderfreak artfag anti-Nazi resistance fighter." Read more on the DTA, courtesy of @qzap: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/3j3332413 #TransHistory #JewishHistory
Vanguard was a publication for queer youth living in the San Francisco Tenderloin in the 1960’s. In issue 8 you can see some psychedelic art and read this “Interview with a Transsexual.”

Link: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/c534fn941

Courtesy of @GLBTHistory
Of Souls & Roles is a free full length ebook of trans poetry featuring works by anonymous contributors and important figures like Lou Sullivan. Read it on the DTA here: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/hm50tr87t

Courtesy of @TransArchives