"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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Vesta Tilley was a popular British male impersonator at the beginning of the twentieth century. Much of her work was designed to raise money and morale for World War 1
Link: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/7d278t199
Courtesy of JD Doyle
A 1974 special issue of Women features a number of feminist reflections on androgyny including this one.
Link: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/n870zq82k
Courtesy of Independent Voices
As this button from the FtM Safer Shelter Research Project shows, the fight for gender-free washrooms is anything but new! #TransActivism #TransHistory
View on the DTA, courtesy of @TheArQuives: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/b2773v944