"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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We agree, Planned Parenthood! Transphobia sucks! View this button and the rest of the collection on the DTA, courtesy of @TheArQuives: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/dz010q30j
Chocolate Babies (1996) follows a group of NY queer activists of color critiquing and mobilizing against conservative politicians' response to the impact of the AIDS epidemic in African American communities. View on the DTA, courtesy of @UCLAFTVArchive: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/gt54kn312
The message of this marcher's sign, "Gay is beautiful," was true then, in 1977, and it remains true now! Thanks to @GLBTHistory for helping us make this history accessible! #GayPride View on the DTA: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/5x21tf70w