"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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Start off your week like you are at the Mr. Corpus Christi (TX) Pageant in the early 1990s. #transhistory #transpageants https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/p2676v75p
In 1916, Yale faculty found it necessary to prohibit men from performing in women's theatrical roles for more than one year. #TransHistoryTuesday #transtheatre #femaleimpersonation Courtesy of JD Doyle
https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/9p2909531
Spotlighting our Prison Photographs collection today. While these images are certainly compelling, they beg for further attention to the lines between personal agency and coercion. #transhistory #transincarceration #femaleimpersonators https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/col/w6634361c