"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.

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Highlighting the Erickson Educational Foundation Publications collection. The EEF was an early and critically important organization for trans advocacy, education, and support. Held @TransArchives.
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Non-binary folks aren't always given their due and we are working very hard at the DTA to address that. Shout out to the Tretter Collection for their fab oral history project. #transhistory #nonbinaryvisibility #nonbinary #nonbinaryPOC
https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/m326m2036
Sensational dime novels from the 19th century often portrayed gender non-conformist characters with titillating titles like, "The Fastest Girl in New York." For more, see our new dime novel collection! #transhistory #dimenovels #transliterature
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