"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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If you're interested in learning more about the experiences of LGBTQ youth in prison, check out this 2006 zine called behind the bars, which is available on the DTA courtesy of @qzap. https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/d504rk40k
#TransHistory #TransActivism
Happy birthday to @tourmaliiine, iconic trans activist, filmmaker, artist, and writer! 🎉🎉 In 2019, AJ Lewis interviewed Tourmaline for the NYC Trans Oral History Project. Learn more here: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/d504rk513
New on the DTA - a set of fliers for events featuring female impersonators from the 1800’s. #LGBTHistory #LGBTTheater
Link: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/6h440s68m
Courtesy of @peabodyessex