There are many instances of LGBT2SQ+ histories being suppressed and ignored, luckily there are many archivists and historians who are dedicated to uncovering the dynamic histories of the diverse communities who make up the LGBT2SQ+ rainbow. If you are researching these histories below are some links to get you started.
16 collections of archival documents available for downloading, including British, American and Canadian content. Source: Our World: Manitoba Research Gateway, made available to access anywhere in Manitoba. No library card necessary. You can narrow your search to the Archives of Sexuality and Gender.
The CLGA is the largest independent LGBT2SQ+ archives in the world. With a focus on Canadian content, the CLGA acquires, preserves and provides public access to information and archival materials in any medium.
The mission of the Two-Spirit Archives is to develop an internationally-renowned centre for research that supports the needs of the Two-Spirit community; makes Two-Spirit people visible in our documentary heritage; and supports the research, teaching, learning, and community mandates of the University. It is guided in its development by the Two-Spirit Archives Advisory Council, which ensures Two-Spirit people are central to preserving the history of their contributions to society and in strengthening their community.
The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world.