"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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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
Check out this new addition to the DTA's collection! These negatives were taken by Andy Warhol at Jackie Curtis' wedding to Gary Majchrzak in 1984. Curtis was an actress, writer, singer, and Warhol superstar. View on the DTA courtesy of @StanfordSpec: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/4x51hj31j
In this video from 1937, Peter Alexander discusses his upbringing in New Zealand and the moment he began living as a man. #TransHistory View on the DTA, courtesy of @BritishPathe: https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/files/z316q1725