"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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Joan Jett Blakk is an activist and drag queen who ran for U.S. President under the slogan "Lick Bush in '92!" This shirt, available courtesy of @WearingGayHist, was distributed by Queer Nation Chicago in support of her campaign. https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/ms35t882g
The Chevalier D’eon, a French diplomat and spy lived as a woman in the 18th century. Among her talents was her skill in fencing as shown here.

Link: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/000000328

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Musical visionary Wendy Carlos at work on the score for TRON

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