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


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


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


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.

Latest Tweets

Oral Histories with People of Color is one of our most popular collections. And there are so many contributors, including:
@TheArQuives, @GLBTHistory, @LGBTQ_RAN,
@LdnMetArchives, @TransHistory and many others! #transhistory #transpeopleofcolor https://digitaltransgenderarchive.net/col/2b88qc34d
As many shift to working from home, consider spending some of your extra surfing time on the DTA. Here's Joanna Clark circa 1990 facing a bevy of monitors for AEGIS. #transcomputing #transhistory
Obsessing over the election? Read about historical elections on the DTA. This is a bulletin announcing the 1984 Tiffany Club election (followed by coffee hour!). Held by the Human Sexuality Collection. #transhistory #transhistorytuesday #coffeeneverhurts https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/x920fw85p